LAHORE: The Punjab government has appointed Dr Asad Zaheer as registrar of University of Health Sciences (UHS).

A notification in this regard has been issued on Tuesday. Dr Asad Zaheer has been appointed as per the provisions of UHS Ordinance 2002 and (Amendment) Act 2012.

Dr Asad has over 25 years of experience in administration, public health and hospital management. He has been associated with UHS since the inception of the university in 2002. Dr Asad is a graduate of Allama Iqbal Medical College Lahore. Later, he did his MBA from the Punjab University in 2002. Before joining UHS, he served at the Directorate of Health Services Punjab and Jinnah Hospital Lahore. For last six years, Dr Asad has been serving as the Head of Planning and Development Department and also holding the acting charge of the post of registrar.–Staff Reporter