Lahore: A 90-member delegation of students from Bolan Medical College Balochistan who are currently touring Lahore today visited the King Edward Medical College University on the arrival they were warmly received by Special Assistant o Chief Minister to Health Kh. Salman Rafiq, Acting Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asad Aslam Khan and faculty members. The students were taken to various departments and were briefed in detail about the historical background of KEMU, educational activities and development projects by Prof. Asad Aslam Khan at newly constructed Jinnah Auditorium of the university. Special prayers for the well being of peace awardee Malala Yousafzai were also offered on the occasion.
Addressing the students, Kh. Salman Rafiq said that every heartfelt Pakistani has considered the attack on Malala Yousafzai as an attack on their daughter. He said that every daughter has a fundamental right to get education which must be provided at all cost. Kh. Salman Rafiq said respect and honour of women is a command of Allah almighty and Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him). He said that those who resorted to firing on 14 years old innocent girl, revived the days of ignorance when daughters buried alive. Addressing the visiting Balochistan’s students, Kh. Salman Rafiq said that people of Punjab have great affection for their Balochistan brethren and are desirous of their progress and prosperity. Kh. Salman Rafiq emphasized upon the students to keep in view the service of Pakistan and the religion of Islam when they become professional doctors.
Expressing their impression, the visiting students from Balochistan pointed out that they have felt a great deal of happiness by visiting Lahore and the kind of warmth love, and affection they have received here is unforgettable. The students said that they would return to Balochistan with a great deal of affection and pleasant memories about Punjab. They observed they consider it as honor to visit KEMU, a University of historic important.