The seats of MBBS students in Karachi Medical & Dental College were increased from 100 to 250 and the BDS seats were also increased from 50 to 100. Besides this Rs50million were being provided for extension of faculty, lecture hall and dental lab while an amount of Rs8million will be paid today for payment of salaries and due to employees. This was stated by Administrator KMC Muhammad Hussain Syed while addressing the White Coat Ceremony in KMDC which was attended by students, their parents and faculty members.
Principal Professor Dr. Waqar Kazmi, Vice Pricipal Professor Mehmood Haider, Senior Director Health Services Dr. Nasir Javed, MPA Abdul Moeed Farooqui, Executive Director NICVD Professor Khan Zaman Khan, Prof. Umer Farooq Principal Sindh Medical College and MS of other hospitals of Karachi were also present on this occasion. Administrator Karachi during his speech stressed the need of working hard to learn and serving the ailing humanity. He said KMDC was the best medical college of the country where only merit is considered for admission.
The college was affiliated with some major medical institutions in the city like Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, Sobhraj Maternity Hospital, Sarfaraz Rafiquee Shaheed Hospital and Spencer Eye Hospital where the students of KMDC could get the opportunity to provide medical assistance to all sorts of patients. Administrator Karachi said that the renovation work of KIHD and Spencer Eye Hospital will be completed in next six months, after that these would be the best hospitals in Pakistan. He congratulated the students on the start of new academic session in KMDC. He also announced Rs5 Lac cash award and a certificate for the first class first position holder in FCPS Muhammad Adnan Qureishi. Principal KMDC Professor Dr. Waqar Kazmi, Professor Umer Farooq, Professor Khan Zaman Khan and others also addressed the ceremony.