MULTAN, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 16th August, 2016) : Executive Committee of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PM&DC) in a recent meeting, has decided that all new medical and dental colleges forwarded by the Federal government will be recognized in accordance with the rules and regulations. Almost 15 new applications have been forwarded to Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC) for registration. Many public and private medical and dental colleges have requested for enhancement of annual seats which shall only be considered after having inspections by the PM&DC.
In a statement issued here on Wednesday, PM&DC President, Dr Shabbir Lehri said that PM&DC would not compromise on admissions by the medical dental colleges and in future strict disciplinary action would be taken against the colleges. PM&DC president said that State Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar had expressed her resolve to uplift the image of PM&DC and improve its working. According to Acting Registrar PM&DC Dr. Syed Azhar Ali Shah, PM&DC council members were trying their best to uplift the working and functioning of the Council. He said that over 17 cases of Medical and dental PhD qualifications were also considered in the meeting but referred to Standing recognition Committee (medical) because these programmes were not registered with the PM&DC which was mandatory requirement of PM&DC ordinance 1962.