54th Convocation Ceremony of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP), was held today at Jinnah Convention Centre, Islamabad. General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) was chief guest on the occasion.
On arrival, COAS was received by Professor Shoaib Shafi, Vice President CPSP.
COAS awarded degrees to successful graduates and awarded medals to high achievers. COAS was also conferred honorary fellowship of CPSP.
Speaking on the occasion, COAS congratulated the fellowship/ membership of CPSP on achieving important milestone in their careers. COAS especially lauded the role of CPSP in enabling Pakistan’s doctors/ physicians to achieve specialization in respective fields at par with contemporary international forums. COAS appreciated the exemplary role and services of medical community as front line warriors against the Pandemic. Doctors and
healthcare workers are the heroes who despite all challenges worked tirelessly for the safety and well being of the people of Pakistan during COVID-19, COAS emphasised. Nation pays tribute to all those doctors and paramedics who sacrificed their lives as first responders in battling against pandemic while saving many precious lives, COAS reiterated. While mentioning immense contributions of Army Medical Corps to National health Care system, COAS said that all available resources will be utilised to ensure safety and security of people of Pakistan.