ISLAMABAD - Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi yesterday performed the ground-breaking ceremony of Bahria University Dental College & Hospital at Karachi.  The naval chief, who was the chief guest, was received by Rector Bahria University, Vice Admiral (Retd) Kaleem Shuakat. Later, the chief guest was briefed about the salient aspects of the project, says a press release received here.

The Bahria University is developing a Health Sciences Complex at Bahria University Medical & Dental College (BUM&DC), Karachi. In the first phase of Health Sciences Complex, Bahria University Dental College & Hospital will be constructed. The second phase includes Pakistan Navy Nursing College & Medical Training School. During the last phase, Allied Health Sciences & College of Physical Therapy will also be established.

In pursuance of the Chief of the Naval Staff’s vision to promote quality education, the Bahria University Dental College & Hospital, will provide quality oral health care facilities and inter-disciplinary research in different areas. 


Additionally, it will contribute to produce dental professionals, postgraduates and dental paramedic staff of international standards. 

The ceremony was attended by Director General Medical Services (Navy) Surgeon Rear Admiral Ch. M Qamar Ul Haq Noor, Director General BUM&DC Rear Admiral Imtiaz Ahmad, Senior Naval Officers and faculty members.