Health Desk- 12 Jan, 2020: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal speaks at a programme marking the inauguration of foundation stone of 500-bed Universal Medical College Hospital on the campus in the city's Mohakhali area on Saturday.
The foundation stone of 500-bed super speciality hospital "Universal Medical College Hospital" (formerly known as Aysha Memorial Hospital) was laid on the college campus in the city's Mohakhali area on Saturday, said a press release.
Besides, the orientation for its MBBS sixth batch students was held on the same day. Priti Chakraborty, chairman of the Universal Medical College and director of FBCCI, presided over the programme while Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal, who was present as the chief guest, inaugurated the foundation stone.
He advised the newly admitted students to prepare themselves well, as doctors are the first-class citizens of a country. Md Obayed Ullah Al Masud, CEO and MD of Rupali Bank Limited, Dr Shahriar Nabi (Shakil), dean of faculty of medicine of Dhaka University, and Professor Dr Fatima Parvin Chowdhury, principal of United Medical College gave speech as the special guest.