QAU, HCC sign MoU
Islamabad: The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) and a Canadian company Health Consortium of Canada (HCC) on Friday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for establishing an institute of health sciences including a medical college and a university teaching hospital at QAU Campus.
The MoU was signed by QAU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Masoom Yasinzai and Syed Yasir Abbas, Country Manager, Health Consortium of Canada (HCC). Under the MoU the company will provide consultancy to QAU in developing faculty for Quality Health Sciences, and Teaching Hospital. HCC will develop detailed proposals for the sub-projects, and submit them to the QAU. After completion of the review process, HCC will initiate the execution of the project.
The Consortium will also help QAU to set up 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 QAU Vice Chancellor Dr. Masoom Yasinzai said that the university has entered into 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 ahead in this direction.
QAU Registrar Dr. Shafiqur 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 on the occasion. The news