From L to R: Dr. Javed Khan, Dr. Asghar Ali, and Minister Sardar Hasnain Bahadur Dreshak during the meeting.
HSP Program Director, Dr. Javed Khan, and CEO of the Association for Biorisk Management (ABM), Dr. Asghar Ali recently met with local government in Pakistan.
Specifically, discussions with the Minister for Livestock, Sardar Hasnain Bahadur Dreshak focused on advancing a partnership agreement with the provincial government of Punjab and extending biorisk management (BRM) activities to the province. On April 15, Dr. Khan and Dr. Ali briefed the Minister on HSP’s global programs and dove deeper into current and future work in Pakistan’s Punjab province. The Minister took a keen interest in HSP’s programs and assured his support moving forward.
The Minister has requested the Director of Laboratories and the Director of Communication to assist with signing a Memorandum of Understanding with other ministry officials and ABM to speed up the process of verifying the work. Stay tuned for more information on this exciting new project!