Lahore:05 October: University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) observed World Animal Day here on Friday. A walk and a seminar were held to mark the day to create awareness among people about the protection and conservation of animal lives, humane handling of animals in feeding, treatment and avoid misuse (fights of animals) for entertainment purposes. UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha led the walk while Pro-Vice-Chancellor Masood Rabbani, UVAS senior tutor Prof Dr Kamran Ashraf and a number of students and faculty members participated in the walk which started from VC office and took the round of the campus and culminated in front of main lawn. Meanwhile, the university organised a farewell party in the honour of Prof Dr Mian Abdul Sattar from Department of Theriogenology and Prof Dr Muhammad Arif Khan from Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery on their retirement. Deans, Directors, Chairpersons and officers were present on the occasion.The news.