Khyber Medical University (KMU), has conducted the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC) National Examination Board (NEB) 3rd part Examination for Medical and Dental foreign graduates for the year 2012 at Margala Hotel Islamabad. Controller Examination Prof. Dr. Shahnaz Akhtar and Key Officers of PM&DC were also visited the examination halls. According to the details a total of 82 candidates appeared in the examination.
Talking on the occasion the Controller of Examination KMU Prof. Dr. Shahnaz Akhtar said that PM&DC is a statutory regulatory authority established under Pakistan Medical & Dental Council Ordinance 1962 as a body corporate.
It is known and respected worldwide and is part of international community of medical regulatory authorities (IAMRA). She said Pakistani doctors are considered one of the best and are doing admirable service in all parts of the world and that is evidence to the effective regulation of medical education being done by the PM&DC.
Dr. Shahnaz Akhtar said no Pakistani doctor could practice in Pakistan or abroad without being registered with PM&DC. Its main purpose is to safeguard public interest, establish uniform minimum standard of basic & higher qualifications in Medicine throughout Pakistan.
She praised the staff for organizing the examination in a well organized and fare manner. She further said that the addition of foreign qualified medical graduates would help in the progress of medical sector in Pakistan.