FAISALABAD - The scoring mechanism for the beautification of milking animals for the first time in the history of Pakistan is being developed to meet the criteria set by international market. This was stated by University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Dr Iqrar Ahmed Khan, Faculty of Animal Husbandry Dean Dr Muhammad Sarwar and the department chairman Dr Muhammad Sajjad Khan. They were addressing a seminar titled Linear score system for beauty in dairy animals arranged by the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetic, UAF at new senate hall, UAF. It is a step to create an atmosphere of competition among the farmers regarding their animals that would help promote breed of the animals and to meet the international standards, they added. They said that a proposal of the national livestock policy is being framed by the university that would be presented before the government in the end of the year. The policy is aimed at promoting the livestock among the farmers and to make the livestock at par with the international standards. Dr Iqrar said keeping in view this aspect, a series of programmes is being carried out to get the valuable comments and feedback from the society on the policy. He hoped that the university would come up with a flawless policy to further flourish the sector. The UAF VC announced to include Linear Score System as an elective subject under the courses being run by the department. He said that it would generate skilled manpower that would further promote the sector. Faculty of Animal Husbandry Dean Dr Muhammad Sarwar said that animals are one of the worlds most valuable resources providing people with food, clothing, transportation and other opportunities. Modern animal agriculture is the business of producing, processing and marketing high-quality animal products. Department chairman Dr Muhammad Sajjad Khan said to cater the need of trained persons in the animal science industry, the department is doing its best to meet the requirement.