President for varsities' enhanced focus on nursing programmes to meet country's needs.


ISLAMABAD -- President Dr Arif Alvi Thursday urged the medical universities to give a special focus on nursing programmes by increasing the number of students in the discipline to meet the shortage of nurses in the country.

Chairing a meeting of the Senate of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University (SZABMU) here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, the president asked the medical universities to improve the quality and standard of medical education to attract foreign students.

SZABMU Vice Chancellor Professor Tanwir Khaliq gave a presentation about the role of university in providing medical education.

The meeting endorsed the minutes of the first Senate committee as well as approved the service rules for the university.

The Senate also approved annual budget of the university, besides endorsing the nomination of two deans for the Syndicate from the Senate and one member of the Senate for Finance and Planning Committee.

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