LAHORE – The Punjab health secretary has appointed Professor Dr Ajmal as chairman of Sheikh Zayed Hospital Lahore in place of Dr Zafar Iqbal, who is on ex-Pakistan leave.

Meanwhile, the Punjab government has transferred Dr Mehmood Shaukat (Professor of Pediatrics) of King Edward Medical University with immediate effect and posted him as Principal Allama Iqbal Medical College in place of Prof Dr Javed Akram. Dr Akram has been transferred and posted as technical advisor on medical education against a newly created post in the health department.  Moreover, Dr Khawaja Haroon Khursheed (Professor of Pediatrics) of Nishtar Medical College Multan has been transferred and posted as Principal of Quaid-e-Azam Medical College Bahawalpur.