Prof. Dr. Farkhandah Manzoor (Entomologist) Head of Zoology Department, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore was invited by Turkish Ministry of Health and Environment to deliver her lecture in IV International Biocidal Congress held on March 25-29, 2018 in Susesi Hotel Antalya, Turkey. She presented her research work on “Mosquitoes and status of insecticide resistance in Pakistan.” She was the first Pakistani speaker invited to talk about mosquitoes and their resistance in Pakistan. She also had collaborations with Turkish Universities and with insecticide companies to introduce new products against mosquitoes in Pakistan. The conference was attended by the competent authorities of EU member states, Universities, hospitals, municipalities and industry representatives from Turkey, UK, France, Australia. It was also mutually agreed that a group of Turkish public health specialist would participate in the International conference on Public Health, Food safety and nutrition in October 2018.
Furthermore Dr. Farzana Rashid and Dr. Sumera Sajjad from Zoology department also presented their research achievements and awarded as best oral presenters and were invited as eminent speakers in the upcoming 5th Biocidal Congress scheduled to be held in Antalya in year 2020.