President Mamnoon assures necessary legislation for corneal transplant


ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday said that necessary legislation would be carried out for corneal transplant, and pointed out that research was imperative for quality treatment.

Talking to a delegation of Ophthalmological Society of Pakistan led by Professor Zia ul Islam who called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad, the president urged upon the private sector to mobilize for the establishment of this Centre.

The delegation comprised General Secretary Dr. Mahfooz Hussain, Prof. Shahid Wahab, Professor Muhammad Daud Khan, Professor Muhammad Mazhar Qayyum, Professor Mazhar Ishaq, and Professor Imtiaz Ali Shah besides senior officials.

The president also assured cooperation for the establishment of Centre of Excellence for eye related diseases aimed at enhancing the capacity of ophthalmologists.

While appreciating the services of Ophthalmological Society of Pakistan, the president said that it was playing an important role in increasing the number of ophthalmologists and treating eye-related diseases in the Country.

President Mamnoon hoped these efforts would continue in future, and said that the government would extend all possible support to the Society in this regard.

The delegation thanked the president for his keen interest in the affairs of Society.

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