Rawalpindi - The renovation of the state-of-the-art teaching hospital of Islamic International Medical College (IIMC), Riphah International University (RIU), is in full swing, while Pro-Chancellor Hassan Muhammad Khan inaugurated its new surgical block.

The members of the board of trustees visited the teaching hospital, informed RIU spokesman on Monday. As part of the renovation and extension project, a new surgical block, equipped with latest equipment has been added along with the induction of more professional staff. With the up-gradation of overall infrastructure, RIH has now become a more prominent figure in the vicinity of DHA, he added. The hospital is expected to cater to the medical needs of not only Rawalpindi and Islamabad but also of adjoining cities, he said, adding that it was the only hospital that was quite near to DHA, Bahria Town, Gulberg and many other small towns and housing societies.

, therefore, they could directly get the required medical treatment at their doorstep.

During visit of the ongoing project, the members of the board of trustees appreciated the efforts of the management and the administration.