ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday stressed upon the adhoc Committee of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC) to ensure merit, transparency, uniformity and honesty in the sector of health and medical education.
The Chief Justice expressed these views while chairing a meeting of adhoc Committee of PM&DC in Islamabad.
The meeting was attended by the members of the committee headed by the Chairman of the committee Justice (retd) Mian Shahkirullah Jan.
This meeting was held in the backdrop of the Chief Justice’s passions for provision of good health services to the nation through public hospitals and to boost the standard of Medical education in Pakistan.
Showing his concern on the issue and giving them a visionary guideline, the Chief Justice stressed that the initiative is meant to ensure merit, transparency, uniformity and honesty of purpose so that both the health sector and medical education are improved in order to provide quality health facilities in the country and to produce qualified doctors to cater the future medical needs of the country.
“It is a noble cause for sake of our posterity, therefore, it is high time to deliver, as it was payback time,” the Chief Justice remarked.
“Better health facilities and standard medical education and the right to life being fundamental rights as enshrined in the Constitution are inexorably intertwined”, he said.
The Chief Justice stressed upon the Committee to do their duty wholeheartedly and not be influenced by anyone.
The Committee discussed in detail different issues and suggested ways and means to achieve the objectives.
The members of the Committee thanked the Chief Justice for showing his concern on this grave national issue and assured to take every possible effort to accomplish the goal and to deliver the nation.