RAWALPINDI - Foundation University College of Dentistry was inaugurated during a ceremony here on Monday.

Foundation University Islamabad (FUI) Managing Director and President, Lt Gen Muhammad Mustafa Khan HI(M) (Retd), inaugurated the college. Maj Gen Gul Muhammad HI(M) (Retd), Rector FUI, was also present on the occasion.

While speaking on the occasion, the FUI MD said that the FUCD was another leap to serve the nation. He said that FUCD was housed in a four-storey purpose-built complex and equipped with modern dental equipments, teaching aids, state-of-the-art labs, well-resourced lecture halls and qualified faculty of dentists to provide dental care to the general public and beneficiaries of Fauji Foundation.

He said that the college was a good addition to the portfolio of the university and would offer the university a chance to expand in the field of medicine, besides providing students an opportunity to get quality education. He said this mega project of FUI was all set to serve the nation from 2014 after approval by the ministry of health regulations and services and PM&DC.

He said, “I am quite optimistic that in the years ahead FUI shall be among the nation’s leading universities recognised for student success, educational attainment, research, cultural enrichment and economic development.”

The rector FUI said that college of dentistry is equipped with modern and futuristic facilities for teaching and learning. He said, “The hospital is designed keeping in mind the latest advances in oral/dental health care and the best available equipment and dentists will provide all kinds of modern and state-of-the-art dental treatments under one roof.”