2nd Convovation of Gujranwala Medical College held

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LAHORE: Jiddat Web Desk : Punjab Minister for Specialized Healthcareand Medical Education Khawaja Salman Rafique said doctors belonged to a sacred profession of providing treatment to the ailing humanity.  Pakistanis doctors are equally at par in talent and professional ability to the doctors of developed countries and their services are commendable, he said. He stated this while addressing the second convocations of Gujranwala Medical College, on Monday. Vice Chancellor UHS Prof. Dr. Junaid Sarfraz Khan, Principal Gujranwala Medical College, Dr. Aftab Hassan, elected MNAs, MPAs, Members Board of Management GMC, MS DHQ Teaching Hospital, Dr. Anwar Amman, Faculty Members, doctors and fresh graduates and their parents attended the function. Kh. Salman Rafique said doctors were facing workload in hospitals and satisfaction to every individual was a verydifficult task.  The minister said he believed that no doctor intentionally makes negligence but as human being mistakes happen by everyone.  He said medical teachers were valuable national asset. He urged upon the fresh graduates to work hard for leading forward the mission of their teachers.  Kh. Salman Rafique said Chief Minister Muhammad ShehbazSharif spends 3 to 4 hours to review the performance of HealthSector every week.  The minister said the government was working on the HealthDevelopment for providing best healthcare facility to thepeople and the setting up the medical colleges in Sialkot,Gujranwala, Sahiwal and Gujrat was the reflection of government’s efforts. Kh. Salman Rafique while commenting on the demand ofregularization of employees of the medical college said, “Heunderstand that for the smooth functioning of medical college,the faculty should be appointed on regular basis for which hewill pursue the matter”.  Earlier, Principal GMC Prof. Dr. Aftab Mohsin, in his welcomeaddress said that today 98 fresh graduates (male & female)getting MBBS degree in the second Convocation of the college. He said that Gujranwala Medical College had become the best medical teaching institute in Pakistan.  On this occasion, oath was also administered to the freshgraduates that they would perform their duties with professional zeal and provide medical treatment facilities to every patient without any discrimination of caste, creed and religion.

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