Foundation stone of Shaheed ZAB Medical University to be laid next week: Gondal

Islamabad: Minister for Capital Administration and Development Nazar Muhammad Gondal said that the foundation stone of the Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Medical University‚ Islamabad will be laid next week.

He sated this while addressing a press conference here on Thursday. He said that the university would benefit people of federal capital‚ Punjab up to Jhelum‚ Khyber Pakhtunkhwa‚ Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir.

He said the university will get an income of one hundred million rupees annually through fees by affiliated public and private sector colleges and it would be self-sustainable financially.

About criticism of the opposition during debate on the relevant bill in the National Assembly, he said the world over institutions and roads are named after those who render great sacrifices for the country.

He pointed out that Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto laid down his life for the cause of democracy and the country.