STAFF REPORT FBD: The Academy of Science for the Developing World (TWAS), Trieste, Italy, has elected Dr Ashfaq Khan, Dean Faculty of Agriculture, University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) as, the TWAS member in recognition of his outstanding contribution in the field of science in South Asia.

This decision was taken during the 23rd general meeting of TWAS recently held in Beijing, China.

Dr Ashfaq, the professor and dean of UAF has earned PhD degree in 1985, being a president of Entomology Society in Pakistan, Life Fellow of Zoological Society of Pakistan, Executive Member of International Congress of Entomologists, Second Popular Scientist of Pakistan and Fellow Member of Pakistan Academy of Science. He is the author of 14 books and has produced 28 PhDs, 127 M.Phil scholars and 281 research papers.

He has also completed 24 funded research projects, developed eight new technologies, and reported 36 new species of insects in the field of entomology.

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