Medical professionals to tribute their role towards development, says Jhagra
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Eng. Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that the persons associated with the profession of medical sciences should make the service to ailing humanity their core aim and contribute their real role towards development of the nation and the country. The institutions of higher learning, he added, are the centres of excellence in carrying out research and disseminating knowledge and there is a need to put special efforts upon further promoting research activities.
He was addressing as a chief at the 3rd Convocation of Khyber Medical University here on Wednesday. Provincial minister for Health, Mr. Shahram Khan Tarakzai, Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof: Dr. Muhammad Hafizullah, health physicians, faculty members and a large number of students attended the convocation ceremony.
The Governor, who is also the chancellor of the University, further pointed out that the persons associated with health services sector while realizing their core responsibilities should serve the suffering humanity with missionary zeal and spirit and contribute for betterment of the country. The convocation ceremony, he remarked, is always a very important event in the lives of graduates wherein their hard work to seeking knowledge are acknowledged in shape of degrees.
While congratulating graduates; their parents and faculties, the Governor expressed the confidence that the graduating doctors would make it their habit to working hard and promoting research based knowledge in future as well. Alongside this, he hoped, they would also make service to ailing humanity, the core aim of their lives. In fact, heavy responsibilities of resolving the difficulties being faced by the society, he remarked, evolve on the shoulders of the graduates who have been honored with degrees. Therefore, the Governor said, we may justifiably expect that they would apply the research based knowledge gained at the University for ensuring proper health care to the suffering humanity.
Earlier, the vice chancellor of the university, Prof: Dr. Muhammad Hafizullah while presenting the annual report said that the university has emerged as a towering institution over the past almost ten years. Today, he said, forty different institutions are affiliated to the university which not only reflects the level of their confidence in its working while in return it has also generated prospects for ensuring equal opportunities for their further development and progress.