Governor asks KEMU to focus on research.

LAHORE -- Governor/Chancellor Balighur Rehman on Monday approved the proposed budget 2022-23 of the King Edward Medical University, asking it to pay more attention to research.

Presiding over the 14th meeting of the varsity's senate, the chancellor also approved the supplementary budget 2021-22.

He also inaugurated a solar panel and forensic lecture theatre prepared for the Quaid-i-Azam block at a cost of Rs8 million. The chancellor confirmed the proceedings of the previous meeting of the senate of King Edward Medical University.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Rehman said the universities around the world focus on research and development. The varsities here needed to promote technology and research, he stressed. He said the KEMU should be a role model in robotic surgery for which all possible support would be given.

'The universities should evolve effective mechanisms to help people in flood-affected areas to recover from trauma. The students should go to the flood-affected areas and help the people there, especially the children, to recover from the emotional and psychological effects of the flood,'...

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