A student of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad has clinched first prize in a competition “Distinguished Innovations, Collaboration and Entrepreneurship” held among 52 universities of the country.

The contest was conducted at the University of Gujrat by Dice Foundation, USA. Urfa Bin Tahir, is student of M Phil, the Department of Parasitology, UAF. The student conducted the project on “equine parasitology: looking to the next millennium” under the supervision of Dr Muhammad Sohail Sajid.

The other members of supervisory committee included Dr Muhammad Nisar Khan, Dr Muhammad Saqib and Dr Muhammad Saleem. The student won the prize money of Rs 80,000 as well.