Highlighting the absence of a medical university in Bangladesh prior to 1996, the Prime Minister credited the Awami League government for establishing the first medical university during their tenure. She went on to reveal that the government has already established four medical universities and is committed to establishing more.
The event was graced by the presence of esteemed guests, including the Vice-Chancellor of Malaysian KPJ Healthcare University Professor Emeritus Dato’ Dr. Lokman Saim, who served as the graduation speaker. Tawfiq bin Ismail, CEO of Sheikh Fazilatunnessa Mujib Memorial KPJ Specialized Hospital & Nursing College, also delivered a welcome speech.
This announcement by the Prime Minister is expected to have a significant impact on the healthcare sector of Bangladesh, as it will enable the country to produce more qualified doctors and medical professionals to serve the growing population.