Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said that medical universities will be set up gradually in eight divisions.
The Prime Minister said this while addressing the 13th convocation of Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons (BCPS) at Krishibid Institution Bangladesh in the city on Wednesday morning.
Sheikh Hasina said “Most talented students come to the (medical) profession. So talented persons should extend all support to the government to take forward the country.”
She expressed her hope that BCPS would play its due role for development of human resources to implement the goal. “Medical service is not a profession only, it`s a pious practice,” she said.
Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim spoke on occasion as the special guest while BCPS President Professor M Sanawar Hossain delivered the convocation speech.