Karachi: Dow University of Health Sciences DUHS started the 6th batch of Pharm D Session 2013 at Dow College of Pharmacy DCOP.
An orientation session marked the beginning of the ceremony. Javed Akhai, Chairman, Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association PPMA was the Chief Guest whereas Dr. Kaiser Waheed, Former Chairman, PPMA was the Guest of Honour.
The Session was attended by the senior faculty members including Prof. Dr. M. Umer Farooq, Pro Vice Chancellor, DUHS, Prof. Dr. Sumbul Shamim, Principal, Dow College of Pharmacy, Dr. Haroon Qasim, CEO, PharmEvo, Mr. Muneer Anwar, and CEO Martin Dow.
Javed Akhai expressed his satisfaction with the teaching and learning methods at Dow University. He announced to sponsor one gold medal for the top position holder of Dow College of Pharmacy every year. He also announced plans to sponsor scholarships for needy students. He also assured full support for the future development of the college building.
Prof. M. Umer Farooq, Pro Vice Chancellor, DUHS in his address welcomed the students of the new batch. He said DUHS has provided facilities for educating pharmacists at par with the international standards.
Prof. Dr. Sumbul Shamim, Principal, Dow College of Pharmacy gave a brief overview of Dow College of Pharmacy in her welcome address. She said that DCOP had been established to provide highly competitive pharmaceutical education to its students.
Later on, Dr. Qaiser Waheed offered vote of thanks.