Lahore : Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif has approved establishment of Punjab University Medical College and has announced to provide funds for establishment of 4 hostels and Rs 50 million to promote research activities in the university.
In this regard, PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir called on the Chief Minister at his camp office in Model Town.
The VC briefed the chief minister on improving international ranking of the university and presented some proposals for resolving various issues being faced by the university. The chief minister approved establishment of PU Medical College, provision of funds for construction of four hostels for boys and girls and houses/flats for teachers and employees.
The CM also gave instructions to provide 10 buses for PU students at the earliest. Mian Shahbaz Sharif said that PU’s share in PEEF scholarships would also be increased so that more of intelligent students of the university could benefit from the scholarships.
PU teachers, employees and students have thanked Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif and PU VC Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir for resolving their long-standing issues. They said that none of the administrations in the past had worked so fast to resolve university issues being faced by the teachers, employees and students.