PESHAWAR, Sep 08 (APP): A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between Khyber Medical University (KMU) Peshawar and Al-Khidmat Foundation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa regarding relief and rehabilitation of flood victims, street children, orphans and children suffering from Thalassemia.
The MoU signing ceremony was held in the office of Vice Chancellor KMU. The MoU was signed by Prof. Dr. Zia ul Haq on behalf of KMU and Provincial President Al-Khidmat Foundation Khalid Waqas Chamkani.
On this occasion, Registrar KMU Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem Gandapur, Director ORIC Dr. Zohaib Khan, Director IBMS Dr. Inayat Shah, Dr. Shakeel Ahmed Regional Manager Al-Khidmat Foundation and Shabbir Ahmed Regional Coordinator Al-Khidmat Volunteer Department were also present.
It was agreed that the two institutions will have close contacts and benefit from each other’s experiences and cooperate closely with each other to implement the agreed issues.
The KMU, being the only public sector medical university in the province, has wide opportunities to serve the society in the field of knowledge and research as well as in the social sector.
While in the same way, Al-Khidmat Foundation is not only providing relief to the people affected by the recent floods, but apart from the ambulance service under its management, a wide network of education, training and sponsorship of orphans is also working under its patronage.
Meanwhile, speaking on the occasion, Professor Dr. Zia ul Haq said that KMU has an efficient infrastructure and organized system in the form of knowledge generation and research, similarly, Al-Khidmat Foundation, which provides welfare services in the social sector together these two organizations, can serve the society in a better way.
He said that our doors are open for collaboration with all those organizations that serve humanity at some level in the society.
He praised the performance and services of Al-Khidmat Foundation in the recent floods and said that the activities of Al-Khidmat have been appreciated by international institutions and personalities in addition to the national level, so we decided to cooperate with Al-Khidmat in this context.
It is worth mention that under the MoU, KMU will provide all possible support in organizing flood medical relief camps as well as screening, diagnosis and treatment of street children, orphans and children suffering from Thalassemia managed by Al-Khidmat Foundation.