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Minister Higher Education Departmnet, Mr Meena Khan Advised Khyber Medical University (KMU) to extend its colleges network to all over NMD districts in collaboration with HED

  • Author: Editor
  • Event Date: Friday, 22 March 2024
  • Published on: Tuesday, 26 March 2024
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The Minister for Higher Education (HED), Mr. Meena Khan,  undertook a detailed introductory visit to Khyber Medical University (KMU) to recognize its pivotal role in advancing medical education and fostering innovation within the sector. The visit commenced with an insightful presentation by Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Zia Ul Haq, underscoring KMU's unwavering commitment to academic excellence and groundbreaking initiatives in medical education.

During the visit, Minister HED Meena Khan toured the KMU Teaching Hospital and Research Center, slated to commence operations within the next two to three months. This state-of-the-art facility is poised to cater to patients' needs while also providing an enriching environment for teaching faculty and students. Minister Meena Khan expressed his satisfaction with KMU's extension of nursing and allied health sciences programs to KMU campus in the Kurram Parachinar district, and advised to start the same in all NMDs in collaboration with HED affirming the provincial government's steadfast support for such endeavors.

Acknowledging KMU's transition to a paperless university and its pioneering introduction of computer-based examinations through an e-office system, Minister Meena Khan lauded the institution's commitment to embracing modern educational methodologies.

Minister Meena Khan distributed scholarships and certificates to meritorious students, reaffirming the government's and KMU's joint commitment to fostering education and nurturing talent within the medical field.


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