Karachi: President Dr Arif Alvi recently inaugurated the newly constructed Fazaia Ruth Pfau Medical College in Karachi. He was welcomed by the Air Chief Marshal, Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, on arrival.
Addressing the occasion, the Chief Guest appreciated the relentless efforts of the team members in carrying out this remarkable project in record time, as per the standards of the Pakistan Medical Council.
Dr Arif Alvi further said that the Pakistan Air Force had been significantly contributing towards nation-building, in the fields of healthcare and education, in particular. He hoped that this college would be a valuable addition in the long list of public service endeavors carried out by the PAF in recent years.
Later on, the Chief Guest unveiled the plaque and prayers for the success of the project.
Dr Arif took stroll around the various facilities of the college and interacted with the faculty and paramedic staff. Principal Staff Officers and high ranking civil and military officials also attended the ceremony.
PAF Hospital Faisal and PAF Hospital Masroor would serve as teaching hospitals for the college along with a state-of-the-art diagnostic center equipped with most modern facilities including an MRI, CT scan, digital X-ray, mammography, and fluoroscopy equipment.
The college also has a well-equipped laboratory, with facilities of hematology, serology, chemical pathology, blood bank, microbiology, clinical pathology, and histopathology tests.