LAHORE – The Islamia University Bahawalpur vice chancellor has said that Pakistani youth is an asset for higher education institutions in the county and we need to train these youth in accordance with the latest knowledge of science and technology.

He was delivering lecture on opportunities for Pakistani scientists in the field of medicine at the concluding session of conference organized by Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. Prof Shahida Hasnain, Vice Chancellor, Women University Multan and Prof. Dr. Shahana Urooj Kazmi, Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Karachi, Prof Dr Anjum Nasim Sabri, Chairperson, Department of MMG and a large number of students were also present on the occasion.

Dr Mukhtar said the time was coming when Pakistani trained manpower in science and technology would be in great demand across the world. He said that science & technology and innovations were contributing factors for economic development of prosperous nations.

He said Pakistan had yet to reap benefits of innovations. He urged professors, scientists and students to get involved in Bio-medical research benefiting socio economic condition of Pakistan. 

Moot: The University of Health Sciences (UHS) is organising a series of clinico-pathological conferences which will be facilitated by noted medical experts.

The first conference of the series was held on Friday on ‘Mullerian Duct Abnormalities’ which was facilitated by Prof Arif Tajammul, professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at Jinnah Hospital Lahore. The schedule of next conferences is “Metabolic Surgery” to be facilitated by Prof Abdul Fazal Ali Khan (April 12), “Management of Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma” by Prof Najam ul Hasnain (April 19), “Medical Ethics and the need of Statutes in Contemporary Medical Scenarios” by Prof Mian Abdul Rasheed (April 26), “Solid Pseudopapillary Neoplasm! Exploring the Peritoneum” by Prof Zafar Ali Ch (May 05), “Can I get rid of my glasses?” by Prof Nadeem Hafeez Butt (May 10), and “Recent Advances in Management of Hepatitis ‘C’ Patients” to be facilitated by Dr Sajid Nisar (May 17).