Lahore ( ) The 1st two days virtual international Conference on ‘’Zoological Emerging Scientific Trends (ZEST)’’ has been concluded at University of Education, Lahore, which was being attended by more than 1400 participants including 27 international and national keynote speakers. During Conference dozens of research papers were presented. The Conference was inaugurated by the Vice Chancellor, University of Education, Prof. Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha (S.I.). While talking on the occasion, he thanked all participants, guests of honor and keynote speakers to join the event. He also congratulated the department for organizing this event. He further said the conference will give us knowledge and learning from each other. The key intention of the conference is to provide an opportunity for the global participants to share their zoological ideas and experiences in person with their peers expected to join from different parts of the world.
Dean Forman Christian College, Lahore, Prof. Dr. Kausar Abdullah Malik (H.I. S.I. T.I.) graced the event as Chief Guest who gave very visionary point of view. He said whole program is very impressive and will be very fruitful. He declared the century the era of life sciences and further added that development in health is one of the aspects of life sciences and all the areas of this field contributed to economy of world especially in pandemic of COVID in finding vaccine.
International speakers such as Prof. Dr. Shang-Tian Yang (USA), Prof. Dr. Usman Atique (South Korea), Prof. Dr. Hannes Stockinger (Austria), Prof. Dr. Johannes A. Schmid (Austria), Prof. Dr. Pierre Comizzoli (USA), Dr. Rja Hussain Ali (USA), Dr. Khatereh Khorsandi (Iran), Prof. Dr. Shuichi Karita (Japan), Prof. Dr. David T. Harris (USA), Dr. Amer Mehmood (Saudi Arabia), Prof. Dr. Zeliha Selamoglu (Turkey), Prof. Dr. Murat Arsalan (Turkey), Dr. Ilknur Ucak (Turkey), Prof. Dr. Hafiz M. N. Iqbal (Mexico) and many distinguished zoologists across Pakistan participated in ZEST 2022 with 306 abstracts and 22 posters.