LAHORE - A British delegation praised the King Edward Medical University during a visit to the university Wednesday.

“The King Edward Medical University is a centre of excellence,” said Liz Dempsey, Higher Education Adviser at British Council in Manchester.

Liz added: “It is one of the leading institutions in the region and we like to work with it.”

According to a press release, the delegation was headed by Prof Vincent Emery and comprised Faye Taylor, Jackie Killeen, Dr Fiaz Hussain, Sarrah Parvez, Maarya Rehman and Sterve Thomas.

KEMU VC Prof Khalid Masud Gondal, Pro-VC Prof Ijaz Hussain, Registrar Prof Irshad Hussain, Deans Sayd Asghar Naqi, Director of Medical Education Prof Ayesha Shaukat welcomed the visiting delegation.

Prof Vincent Emery said the research activity of KEMU especially in PhD programme is very impressive.

“The presence of qualified PhD professors and PhD scholars speaks of the research standard of the university,” Prof Vincent added. Professor of Bio Medical Sciences Prof Faridoon Ahmad Jawad highlighted the ongoing research on stem cell molecular biology, stem cell therapy and genetic emerging.

The two sides discussed the mutual collaboration in research and innovation.

The participants also discussed about the exchange of undergraduates and postgraduates trainee. Vice Chancellor Prof Khalid Masud Gondal on the occasion presents the history book of KEMU to delegates.  The delegate also visited ongoing projects of KEMU.

They also visited of the quality services delivery and free investigation facilities in Surgical Tower of Mayo Hospital while accompanying by Project Director Prof Abrar Ashraf Ali.