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SC dissolves PMDC, formulates interim setup

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) Friday dissolved the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and constituted an interim committee headed by former Supreme Court Judge Justice Shakirullah Jan. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar while issuing short order remarked that the committee would run the affairs of the council until the…

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CJ stresses on equality in education system

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court while hearing suo moto case regarding performance of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council PM&DC and medical colleges remarked that there was dire need of equality in country’s education system. While chairing a three-member bench Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar remarked that “no jewel in more expensive than education, law makers should provide…

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LHC allows private medical colleges to admit students directly

LAHORE: A Lahore High Court (LHC) division bench on Thursday, setting aside 2016-central admission policy for medical and dental colleges, allowed private colleges to directly grant admissions to students in the light of the 2013 admission policy. The bench further declared formation of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) illegal, but directed the incumbent…

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Medical colleges asked to stop admitting students before time

ISLAMABAD: President Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) Prof Dr Shabir Lehri Tuesday expressed serious concerns over admitting the students in medical and dental colleges prior to the time frame announced by the council. In a statement, he said that the council in its 156th session meeting unanimously decided that no medical and dental college can…

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PM&DC advises students to seek admission in recognized colleges

MULTAN: Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC) has advised students to get admission in council’s recognized medical and dental colleges. The PM&DC has also warned that if any student takes admission in any unrecognized medical and dental institution that student would not be registered with PM&DC and it would, not take any responsibility in this…

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More disclosures on Dr. Asim’s corruption

Maj. Gen. (retd) Dr. Azhar Mehmood Kayani, the Chairman of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC), unveils another chapter of former minister Dr. Asim Hussain’s alleged corruption. Watch this report.

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NA passes PMDC Amendment Bill

Staff ReportISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Tuesday passed Pakistan Medical and Dental Council Ordinance Amendment Bill 2012 with a majority. The bill has proposed a 2-year jail term and penalty of Rs200, 000 for doctors found doing practice without getting registration. The bill was presented by PML-Q MP Dr Daniyal Aziz. Under the bill, all…

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PMDC summons PHS, UHS Vice Chancellor

Staff ReportISLAMABAD: Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has summoned Punjab Health Secretary and Vice Chancellor of University of Health and Sciences (UHS) to Islamabad to explain their positions on delay being made in approval of four new medical colleges of Punjab. Both officials have been asked to appear before the council on August 22….

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PMDC refuses to certify four new medical colleges in Punjab

By Muhammad AliLAHORE: The Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) has refused to authorize four newly established medical colleges of Punjab.Executive Council of the PMDC met on July 19 and took serious notice of commencing of educational activities at these colleges in Punjab without the council’s prior permission. The council also decided to summon Punjab’s…

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