Name finalized for nursing college in Swabi

SWABI – The 11th meeting of the Board of Governors of GKMC/BKMC-MTI was held in the Gajju Khan Medical College (GKMC) Conference Room.

The board meeting was held with chairman BoG and member Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Policy Board, Maj-Gen (retried) Muhammad Salahuddin Qasim in the chair. The board members Dr Arshad Hussain, Dr Tufail Mohammad Khan, Dr Ashfaq Ahmad Khan and. Mian Unwan-Uddin also attended the meeting.

All the management of GKMC/BKMC-MTI, Swabi and Additional Hospital Director, THQ Hospital-MTI, Topi, and Lahor.

According to the spokesman, a detailed briefing on various projects including pre-fab constructions, IT infrastructure, hospital fair price pharmacy, Thalassemia Centre, and the establishment of a nursing college.

The spokesman added that on the request of the Nursing Director, BKMC-MTI, Swabi, and Mehran Khan, the Board of Governors approved the name for the Nursing College being established under the umbrella of GKMC/BKMC as “NIGAR” College of Nursing-MTI Swabi.

Nigar Johar is the first and only woman in the history of the Pakistan Army to attain the Rank of lieutenant-general and the third to reach the rank of major-general, belonging to Swabi, the spokesman said.

Initially, the college will be started in a rented building, the spokesman added. Dean/CEO, GKMC/BKMC-MTI Swabi, Prof. Dr Shams-Ur-Rahman informed the Board about acquiring land for the purpose of building a building for Gajju Khan Medical College-MTI.

(Source: National print and online media with input from social media and local sources).

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