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QAU inks MOU with canadian firm to provide consultancy

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a Canadian company Health Consortium of Canada (HCC) to provide consultancy for establishing an institute of health sciences including a medical college and a university teaching hospital at QAU Campus.

MOU was signed by QAU, Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Masoom Yasinzai and Syed Yasar Abbas, Country Manager, Health Consortium of Canada (HCC).

Under the MOU company will provide consultancy to QAU in developing Quality Health Sciences Faculty, and Teaching Hospital. HCC will develop detailed proposals for the sub- projects, and submit them to the QAU.

The Consortium will also help the University to setup a formal link with the Universities in North America or the choice of a particular University to assist in developing the Faculty of Health Sciences.

While addressing the signing ceremony Vice Chancellor said that University has entered in to a new era of development and expansion. He said QAU has very ambitious plans of development for the next ten years and the proposed institute of health sciences is a step towards achieving these goals.

QAU, Registrar Dr. Shafiq-ur-Rehman, Dean Natural Sciences, Dr. Qaiser Mushtaq, Dean Biological Sciences, Dr. Mir Ajab Khan and Dean Social Sciences, Dr. Naveed-i-Rahat, were also present at the occasion.