Vice Chancellor of DUHS Professor Muhammad Saeed Quraishy said that Century after the global outbreak of the Spanish flu Covid19 pandemic has struck the world and created chaos. The whole world is going through a difficult time after a century.
This pandemic has not only disrupt the educational activities but also we have to treat an unknown entity with a entirely different pathology, which was before known as viral infection. He said this in front of anatomy department of Dow medical college in his short address to the diamond jubilee ceremony of Dow medical college in open air.
In this simple yet colorful ceremony of 75th Anniversary of Dow Medical College Former principals of Dow medical college, Professor M. A Almani, Professor Salah Uddin Afsar, Professor Tipu Sultan, Professor Sher Shah, Professor Ghaffar Billo, Professor Iqbal Memon, Professor Zaki uddin oon wala, Dr Zafar, Professor Shaista Affendi, Professor D. S Akram, Professor Khalid Mehmood, Professor Saad Khalid Niaz, Dr Khalid Paracha, Dr Raffat, Dow college Principl Professor Amjad Siraj Memon, Pro Vice Chancellor of DUHS Professor Zarnaz Wahid, Professor Kartar Dawani, Registrar Dr Ashar Afaq, Professor Zubair, Professor Sajida qureshi, Professor Syed Mukkaram Ali, Professor Saba Sohail, Professor Naila, Professor Shuja Farrukh, other senior faculty members and others were present.
On this occasion Professor Muhammad Saeed Quraishy said in the current health crisis which arises in Pakistan as well as in the world, Dow University is one among the institutions which plays the role of front line worker.
He praised the faculty and staff of DUHS and said that it’s a pleasure for us that we’re observing the golden jubilee of Dow medical college. Dow medical college is now internationally recognized.
He said it is not only a medical college but a health care system with the affiliated institutes of Dow medical college having more than 8000 students. Professor MA Almani said that Dow medical college has become a great institute. Professor Ghaffar Billo while recalling his memories said that when I took admission in Dow medical college in 1954 it was a child,but today it has become a grandfather.
Dr Tipu sultan said that today gathering of all the seniors seems like a beautiful dream. We have served people in the health sector and we will always do it. Professor Iqbal Memon said that Dow medical college has gained a name in the field of research.
Professor Zaki uddin oon wala said that students of DUHS have set a good example by serving the public through PWA. Before that the ceremony was started with the recitation of Holy Quran. After which the participants of the ceremony stood in respect of the national anthem. Very small number of seniors were invited, following Covid Sops.
At the end of this ceremony 75 pigeons were released in the air while 75 balloons having logo of DUHS wee also blown away. Flowers were showered on the participants, gifts and sweets were also distributed.