Jul 242014
 

Committee formed to decide the issue of quota for overseas Pakistanis in medical and dental colleges of Punjab has recommended that they be allowed to apply for admission on 161 seats reserved for foreign students, a report in local dailyExpress Tribunesaid on Wednesday.
According to the report, a summary has been sent by the Punjab Health Department in this regard to Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif for approval.
The King Edward Medical University (KEMU) vice chancellor, the University of Health Sciences (UHS) vice chancellor, the health secretary, the finance secretary, MPAs Rana Liaquat and Dr Nadia Aziz were members of the committee. Adviser to Chief Minister on Health Khawaja Salman Rafique was its chairman.
“The committee has recommended that oversees Pakistanis should be allowed to apply for admission on 161 seats reserved for foreign students. Eighty-five of these are regular fee seats, while 76 are self-finance seats. The report quotes a member of the committee as saying. Continue reading »