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Each division to have a medical university: PM

National Desk
Published on : 13 September 2018, 12:45 PM
Each division to have a medical university: PM


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, "Medical University will be constructed in each division of the country. In order to provide quality medical education medical colleges will be affiliated with divisional medical universities."

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said this while inaugurating the foundation stone of Super Specialized Hospital under Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).

The Prime Minister urged the doctors to devote themselves to the services of the people. The Prime Minister has advised engaging in research to expose new horizons of medical care. Besides, she said that the government`s goal is to provide health care to the people.

Earlier, the Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of this specialized hospital at 10 am today (Thursday). Note that this hospitality is being constructed with South Korean Economic Development Cooperation Fund`s (EDCF) funding.  And the total allocation for the project is 1366 crore taka.

The government has decided to construct this hospital in 3.8 acres of the city`s Shahbag area to ensure better treatment. In order to ensure specialized services for the people, the project on establishing a super specialized hospital under BSMMU is approved by the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on 2 February 2016.

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