LAHORE - Minister Specialized Healthcare & Medical Education Kh Salman Rafiq chaired a meeting yesterday to review security arrangements and other administrative issues of medical colleges, specialized healthcare centres and hospitals.

The meeting discussed the matters regarding vacant posts of faculty and medical officers in the hospitals.

Secretary Najam Ahmed Shah directed filling vacant posts through walk in interview. He said that another 400 seats of teachers/supervisors would be created for the medical colleges. He assured provision of supplementary grant for security arrangements of the medical colleges and its attached hospitals.

Meanwhile, Kh Salman Rafiq chaired a meeting yesterday to review establishment of medical universities in Rawalpindi and Multan. Secretary SH&ME Najam Ahmed Shah, Vice Chancellor King Edward Medical University Prof Faisal Masood, Pro-Vice Chancellor University of Health Sciences Prof Junaid Sarfraz Khan, Principal Rawalpindi Medical College Prof Muhammad Umar, Principal Nishtar Medical College Prof Kamran Saliq, Registrar Fatima Jinnah Medical University and consultant Prof Muhammad Awais and relevant officers attended the meeting.

The meeting was informed that Rawalpindi Medical College and Nishtar Medical College would be the constituent colleges of the proposed universities respectively.




Nawa-i-Waqt Fund



A sum of Rs25,000 was donated to Nawa-i-Waqt Fund for stranded Pakistanis in Bangladesh yesterday.

Shafiq Hussain donated Rs18,000, Saleemur Rehman Rs5,000 and Inamullah Baig donated Rs2,000 to the fund.