Vice Chancellor, Khyber Medical University (KMU) Prof. Dr. Zia-ul-Haq Tuesday said that Pakistan and Afghanistan have brotherly relations and both the neighboring countries have common religion, history and culture. He said this during a meeting in his office with the Afghan Consul General Najibullah Ahmadzai, who briefed him on the issues of Afghan students studying in various fields of KMU, said a press release issued here. Prof. Dr. Zia-ul-Haq upraised the Afghan Consul General that being the only public sector medical university in the province; KMU has vast opportunities for knowledge and research for Afghan students. He said that 78 Afghan students were studying in the constituent institutes of KMU on the special directives of the Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Apart from tuition fees in the fields of MBBS, BDS, Physiotherapy, Nursing, Paramedical Sciences and Basic Medical Sciences, Rs. 238,000 per student was being provided annually under the Allama Muhammad Iqbal Scholarship scheme sponsored by HEC in the form of hostel, food.