Bahawalpur - Former MPA and first Mayor of Bahawalpur Ch Abdul Majeed appreciated the role of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif for the establishment of Sir Sadiq Khan Abbasi Postgraduate Medical College. He said that the step would go a long way in the development of the area and termed it a remarkable achievement.

Talking to IUB Vice-Chancellor Dr Muhammad Mukhtar here the other day, the ex-MPA congratulated the VC over the establishment of the Postgraduate Medical College and its affiliation with the under construction District Headquarters Hospital.

He proposed that suitable place to start classes of the  Sir Sadiq Khan Abbasi Postgraduate Medical College would be IUB's Abbasia Campus and it would be a kind of tribute to the last Crowned Amir of Bahawalpur, Nawab Sir Sadiq Khan Khamis Abbasi. On the occasion, the IUB VC remarked that all-out efforts would be made to transform the medical college into centre of excellence and research hub to invent medicines for different diseases.