BAHAWALPUR - The two day 2nd National Pharmacy Conference and Exhibition was concluded here at Islamia University Bahawalpur (IUB), the other day.

The conference and exhibition was jointly arranged by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and the Islamia University, Bahawalpur to promote and highlight development in the field of Pharmacy. The 2nd National Pharmacy Conference and Exhibition displayed achievements of pharmacists, students, companies and researchers whom are keen to present and learn new trends for the industry. The event had surpassed all expectations, and was honoured with the success achieved by the pharmaceutical companies who participated in the exhibition.

Addressing the concluding ceremony, IUB VC Dr Mukhtar underlined the need for providing maximum information, knowledge and facilities to the patients and general public to improve credibility of the Pharmaceutical organisations and the role of the Pharmacist.

He remarked that under the topic of the conference,” Profession of Pharmacy and improvement of public Health”, the IUB had to concentrate on the quality of Pharmacy products which could produce healthy results for patients.

He said that the constant research was essential for better treatment of patients and the establishment of the IUB’s Sir Sadiq Abbasi Postgraduate Medical College was part of it to promote research in the field of health and pharmacy.

He claimed that IUB would be in position to produce medicines according to the climatic conditions of the area which would be more effective for patients.

He expressed his hope that the recommendations made during the conference would produce positive results and help a lot to reduce the miseries of the sufferings of humanity.

Hajweri University Pharmacy Department Chairperson Dr Nasira Rehman IUB Faculty of Pharmacy Dean Dr Mehmood Ahmed, Alberta University PhD Scholar M Khan Sarfraz, Central University of Punjab Faculty of Pharmacy Dean Dr M Jamshed, BZU Pharmacy Dept Dr  Tayyab Ansari, IBU, Dept of Pharmacy Chairman Dr Naveed Akhter and an official of a national organization, Zahid Bashir presented papers on the occasion and discussed various issues related to the atmosphere.