SC issues notices to five medical colleges for not following orders

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday has issued notices to as many as five medical colleges for not implementing orders regarding students’ admissions.
During the hearing, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar asked whether the students have got admissions over which, registrar Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) told that 25 candidates have not been enrolled yet.
Karachi Medical and Dental College is not implementing court’s order while Army Medical College is waiting for the green signal from GHQ, he added.
The court has issued notices to Army medical College, Karachi Medical and Dental College, Punjab Medical College and Faisalabad Medical College and summoned their chairmen on Saturday to Karachi registry.
Earlier, during hearing if suo moto case on extravagant fees of private medical and dental colleges, Punjab governor Asif Rajwana had issued an unconditional apology to the SC over telephoning the female lawyer to influence the case.
The top judge said that he was being criticized over Mayo Hospital visit, adding that he will personally look into the matter related to the health of country’s children.
Lahore High Court (LHC), under the supervision of Justice Ayesha, had preserved the decision of November 30 and had allowed admissions to private medical colleges.
The counselor for Private medical colleges had supplicated the court to allow colleges to admit the students. While PMDC’s lawyer reasoned that law does not allow private medical colleges to admit students.


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