Minister for Health and Population Bhawani Prasad Khapung has identified ‘important’ contribution of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) in the development of medical education and specialist health service in Nepal. Relations between Nepali surgeons and the CPSP have been cordial, he maintained while addressing the 55th convocation day of the CPSP on Saturday. “The CPSP has provided contributions significantly to the health sector of Nepal. As a result, money on expenditures for Nepali medical students pursuing abroad studies have been saved. Many Nepali surgeons trained through the CPSP are said to have been satisfactory with quality training and service provided by the college,” he said. He also thanked Pakistani doctors and surgeons for their promotion of Master in Medicine programme in Nepal in particular.
Stating that the Ministry has got the responsibility to manage the programme, he on behalf of the Ministry pledged assistances in this regard.
The CPSP President Prof Mohammad Shoaib Shafi said the CPSP aimed to provide quality medical education across the globe while conducting medical training. (RSS)