5th convocation of PUMHS held
The fifth convocation of Peoples University of Medical and Health Sciences (PUMHS) for Women Shaheed Benazirabad was held here on Saturday at the new campus of the university. Provincial Minister Local Government, Forest and Religious Affairs Syed Nasir Hussain Shah was chief guest on the occasion while Parliamentary Secretary of Health Affairs Muhammad Qasim Soomro and Commissioner SBA Abdul Aleem Lashari were the guests of honour.
Addressing the convocation, Sindh Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said that girls after completing their education in health are today receiving their degrees for which he congratulated the girl doctors and their parents. Minister expressed the hope that these doctors would work dedicatedly in the field of health and would serve the people of the area. which aims at bringing women to the front of education and health sectors apart from other sections.
Minister said that Shaheed Benazir Bhutto played a pivotal role in getting the university status to this college. He said that PUMHS is creating doctors and professors, which is the result of the dream of our leader. Minister said that on the directives of PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Sindh Government is providing job opportunities to degree holders in the field of medical in order to bring betterment in the health sector.
On the occasion, the minister announced the donation of a bus to the university, and the construction of an auditorium hall and a park. Later talking to the media and replying to a question, the Minister said that on the directives of PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the Sindh government would soon start paying compensation of Rs 5000 per acre to Sindh growers on the damages of crops due to rains. He said that the process of distribution of compensation for house damage at the rate
Rs. 75,000 is in progress in some districts of the Sindh Province in the first phase while the distribution of this compensation amount for other districts would start soon. Addressing the convocation, Parliamentary Secretary Health Affairs Muhammad Qasim Soomro said that educated youth are an asset to our province and the country. He said that degree holders would play an important role in the prosperity of the country. He said that today’s convocation is the reward of the struggle of girls and the sacrifices of their parents.