PMDC likely to recognise GMC and SMC
PESHAWAR, July 26: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) is
likely to recognise the Gomal Medical College (GMC) and Saidu Medical College
(SMC) next month, it is learnt.
The newly-established Khyber Medical
University (KMU) would take control of the Gomal Medical College (GMC) and Saidu
Medical College (SMC) soon, sources said.
A PMDC team had visited the
colleges a week back and expressed their satisfaction over the infrastructure
and available facilities, they said.
"Once the PMDC recognises the GMC
and the SMC, then the KMU would take control of both," the sources said.
Presently, the GMC is being overlooked by the KMC and the SMC by the Malakand
Sources said KMU officials had started visiting its
affiliated medical colleges to take stock of the situation there and provide
facilities, such as provision of staff, equipments, books, etc.
visited the KMC and Ayub Medical College (AMC) in Abbottabad. Now, we would be
chalking out the programme of fulfilling the academic needs of both colleges,"
The KMU has also started arrangements to hold its maiden
Senate meeting, notifying 11 persons. Sources further revealed that members of
the syndicate had been sent to the governor for approval. After approval,
further deliberation regarding the KMU would get underway, they
The KMU administration has also finalised arrangements for holding
examinations of its affiliated colleges in December this year. Controller
Examinations has already been appointed whereas his deputy is being recruited,
Within the next two months, a full-fledged examination system
would be put in place and the KMU would hold the examinations of all its
affiliated medical colleges that were until now being conducted by the
University of Peshawar. Dawn
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