BAHAWALPUR-American College of Surgeons awarded fellowship degree to Head of Ophthalmology Department, Nishtar Medical University and Hospital Multan Prof Dr Rashid Qamar Rao. He was awarded with this degree in the Grand Convention held in San Diego, California America.

This fellowship granted to those surgeons who had huge contributions to learning, teaching and research in his field. These services are referenced by 3-5 previous fellows of college in confidential. It’s takes minimum 2 years to get Fellowship. He had also received a fellowship degree from College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan and Royal College of Surgeons Glasgow.

He is a member of International Council for Eye diseases, Retinal Surgery and has represented Pakistan in more than 10 countries. 23 articles had also been published in several national and international Journals. His success has been declared important for the doctors and patients of Southern Punjab.

Professor Dr Rashid Qamar Rao is working as General Secretary of Pakistan oculoplastic Association and Head of Ophthalmology department Nishtar Medical University Multan.

Four perish in accidents

KASUR-Four persons were killed in different road accidents here the other day.

According to police, motorcyclist Younus was killed after being hit by a tractor-trolley near Karnaliwala Chowk. Three others, including Rasheed, Sajid and Bilal sustained injuries in the accident. They were injured to hospital while the tractor-trolley driver managed to escape the scene. The Pattoki Saddr Police launched investigation.

Similarly, Hussain, 40, lost control over the motorcycle he was driving. Resultantly, the motorbike rammed into a tree, killing Hussain on the spot.

In Basti Venikan, a 10-year-old girl student died after a coffer fell on her at her tutor Azra Bibi’s house. The girl, identified as Shamim Akhtar, was student of Class-III. Police are investigating.

In Din Garh, a Lesco lineman was electrocuted while fixing an electric fault. The deceased, identified as Mansha, was father of five children.