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PMDC cabinet dissolved by presidential notification

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Monitoring Desk

Islamabad: According to media reports, a amendment ordinance issued by the Presidential secretariat has dissolved the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council’s existing cabinet. It also further stat;6es that new elections will be held within 120 days electing a new cabinet to govern the PMDC.

The outgoing PM&DC President, Dr Masood Hameed was re-elected in April 2013, and had been much discussed for his cabinet’s controversial decisions by the medical and health care fraternity.

According to the notification, fresh elections are due to take place in the next 120 days to elect the new cabinet for the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council.

This had prompted the health ministry to urge the government to issue an ordinance for dissolving the council.

PMDC registrar Dr Shaista Faisal confirmed that the council had been dissolved and a new council would be formed through proper procedure.

August 28, 2015
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