NA passes bill seeking establishment of Federal University in Hyderabad
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly of Pakistan on Monday approved the Hyderabad Institute for Technical and Management Sciences Bill 2021 during its session.
The bill was introduced by Federal Minister for Education and Vocational Training Shafqat Mahmood.
The bill to establish a federal university in Hyderabad was passed by the National Assembly and has now been sent to the Senate of Pakistan.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday assured the support of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) that it would provide assistance to Sindh in tackling the issues facing it and the establishment of a university in Hyderabad.
The delegation demanded that the newly established Hyderabad University work soon
The Prime Minister assured the delegation that the development needs of Karachi and Hyderabad would be considered during the preparation of the next budget.
It is worth mentioning here that Prime Minister Imran Khan laid the foundation stone of Hyderabad University in 2019 during a function held in Islamabad.
Once it is up and running, HITMS will be Hyderabad’s second public university after the century-old Government College Kali Mori, which is also being upgraded.
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ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly of Pakistan on Tuesday passed by a majority, entitled ‘Pakistan Psychological Council Bill, 2020’, which aims to educate psychiatrists without a license, psychiatrists and people, according to ARY News. Make regular arrangements to prevent them from fooling you.
The bill, introduced by PTI MNA Riaz Fatyana, calls for the formation of a psychiatric council to register psychiatrists.
The bill aims to expand the regular platform for all mental health professionals and to license them to recognize recovery from mental health issues.
The parliamentary standing committee had already approved the bill at the end of 2020. After consultation, the bill was introduced in the NA today where it has the support of the majority to be passed.
PTI MNA Fatyana said the bill would help improve healthcare services in the country.
Separately on the Healthcare Front today, dismissing reports of non-availability of synoform vaccine as baseless, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) for Health Dr. Faisal Sultan claimed that the vaccine was available in the country. There is no shortage.
Addressing a press conference in Islamabad today, Dr Faisal Sultan said that he wanted a person to be given both doses of the same vaccine.
He said that those who were given the first dose of synoform vaccine would be vaccinated.