SIALKOT -The 14th convention of Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) Punjab will be held here on Sunday (tomorrow).

Talking to the newsmen on Friday, PIMA Punjab President Prof Khubaib Shahid informed that all necessary arrangements had been completed for holding the provincial convention.

The doctor community and medical students from across Punjab will attend the convention, he added.

According to PIMA officials, it will be the largest gathering of doctors at provincial level. The convention will comprise of four sessions including scientific programme and current affairs. The PIMA members will also elect provincial president and executive council members for the next two years through secret balloting on the occasion.

He said that eminent scholars and health experts from across the country would address the doctors’ gathering during the inaugural session of the convention, while a separate session for female doctors would also be held on the topic of current challenges and opportunities for female doctors.

Prominent speakers of different sessions would be: Prof Zafar Ali Ch, Prof Hafeezur Rehman, Prof Afzal Mian, Prof Abubakar Shahid, Prof Hafiz Ijaz Ahmad, Prof Muhammad Tahir, Dr Col (r) Muhammad Asif Bhalli, Oria Maqbool Jan and Abdul Gaffar Aziz.

PIMA Central President Prof Sohail Akhtar will address the concluding session. At the end, newly-elected provincial president and executive council members will be announced, he added.