Pakistan Congress of Zoology (PCZ)

In 1979, The Zoological Society of Pakistan decided to organize annually Pakistan Congress of Zoology to provide an opportunity to Zoologists of the country to get together, present their research work, exchange views, and discuss the problems concerning teaching and research in Zoological sciences.

The First Pakistan Congress of Zoology was held on April 30 to May 1, 1980 at the Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. Since 1980, the Congress has been held regularly at various Universities. The second Congress was held at the Sind Agriculture University, Tandojam in 1981. The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad hosted the third Congress in 1982. The fourth Congress was organized by the University of Peshawar in 1983. The Fifth Congress was hosted by the University of Karachi in 1984, the Sixth Congress by the University of the Punjab, Lahore in 1985, the Seventh Congress by the University of the Balochistan, Quetta in 1986, the Eighth Congress by the University of the Peshawar, Peshawar in 1987, the Ninth Congress by the National Agricultural Research Centre, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad in 1988, the Tenth Congress by the University of the Punjab Khanuspur Campus, Ayubia, Murree 1989 and the Eleventh Congress by the University of the Punjab Khanuspur Campus, Ayubia, Murree, in 1990 the Twelfth Congress was organized by the Government College, Lahore in 1991, the Thirteenth Congress by the University Grants Commission, Islamabad in 1992, the Fourteenth Congress by the University of Karachi, Karachi in 1993, and the Fifteenth Congress by the National Agricultural Research Centre, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad in 1994. The Sixteenth Congress was hosted by the Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad in 1995, the Seventeenth Congress by the University of Karachi, Karachi in 1996, the Eighteenth Congress by the University of the Punjab, Lahore in 1997, the Nineteenth Congress by the National Agricultural Research Centre, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad in 1998. The Twentieth Congress was organized by the University of Sindh, Jamshoro in 1999, the Twenty first Congress by the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad in 2001, the twenty second Congress by the University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Muzaffarabad in 2002, and the twenty third Congress by the Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi in 2003. The Twenty fourth Congress was hosted by the Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad on March 30 to April 1, 2004.


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