KARACHI   -  Karachi Administrator Murtaza Wahab called on Sindh Governor Imran Ismail at Governor House here on Friday.

Development projects, transpar­ency of funds, inclusion of all stake­holders in the development projects and other issues came under discus­sion during the call-on.

Sindh Governor Imran Ismail said to Murtaza Wahab that being an ad­ministrator it was your responsibility to complete the development projects on time. The Governor said that the Ka­rachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) should complete the projects in the city in coordination with the federal and provincial governments, cantonment boards and all other civic organisa­tions. He said that the Prime Minister Imran Khan took personal interest in the development of the metropolis. He further said that the Federal govern­ment was taking serious steps for the development of the province.

STEPS TO BE TAKEN TO UPGRADE KMDC AS A UNIVERSITY: ADMINISTRATOR

Karachi Administrator Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Friday said that the court orders regarding the af­fairs of Karachi Medical and Dental College (KMDC) will be fully imple­mented and all possible steps would be taken to make KMDC a university.

“A third party audit of the college will be conducted under the chair­manship of KMC Finance Advisor and immediate steps will be taken to improve the present condition of the college,” the Administrator said this while presiding over a meet­ing of the governing body of the college in his office here. Members of the Governing Body, Provincial Minister Shehla Raza, Metropolitan Commissioner Afzal Zaidi, Financial Advisor Ghulam Murtaza Bhutto, Senior Director Medical Services Dr Abdul Hameed Jamani, Prof Aqeel Ahmed Sheikh, Dr Zubeida Wasim Qazi, Prof Farid Adayo, Dr Akmal Waheed were present and other members were also present.

“I will personally visit the college and review all the issues and solve the problems faced by the teachers, students and other staff of the col­lege,” he added.

He said that KMDC was impart­ing education in the field of medical to middle class students and college students should focus on their educa­tion and make their city and country famous. Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that the service of suffering humanity was not less than worship so young students should dedicate all their ef­forts in getting medical education. “Our goal must be to help other human beings and serve humanity, the quality of education and teaching in KMDC will be further improved,” he said.

The Administrator said that along with medical education, full atten­tion will also be given to the field of research. He said that we have to make this college the best medical education institution in the country through joint efforts for which all measures will be taken. Barrister Murtaza Wahab urged the mem­bers of the governing body to give suggestions for the development and improvement of KMDC and play their role in ensuring prompt implementation of the instructions given in this regard.