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President of Pakistan visits Dow University


Karachi: As a token of appreciation for the sterling services of Dow University of Medical Sciences in the educational and healthcare sector, the President of Pakistan Mr. Mamnoon Hussain recently paid a visit to the Dow University Ojha Campus in Karachi.

The President was accompanied by the Governor of Sindh – Dr. Ishrat ul Ibad Khan and the provincial minister of Health – Dr. Sagheer Ahmed along with the Secretary Health – Mr. Iqbal Durrani. On this occasion, the Vice Chancellor of Dow University – Prof. Masood Hameed Khan, Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. Umar Farooq and other senior members of the faculty and doctors, welcomed the dignitaries at the Ojha campus.

Prof. Masood Hameed Khan briefed the President about the numerous medical, academic and research activities carried out by the University, besides elevating the public health standards and facilities in the country. He also highlighted the future projects being initiated by the Dow University, and several healthcare institutions, established and operated by the university, during recent years.

The President of Pakistan paid tribute to the relentless efforts and progress made by the university under the able guidance of Prof. Masood Hameed Khan. He expressed hope that the Dow University will continue with its efforts and formulate new endeavors to strengthen medical education and provide healthcare services in Pakistan. At the end of the ceremony, Prof. Masoon Hameed presented a Memento Shield of the University to President Mamnoon Hussain.

May 6, 2014

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