Islamabad, January 29: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Association has rejected the orders of government of Punjab to double quota seats for students of Gilgit – Baltistan in medical and dental colleges of Punjab. PMDC has, reportedly, said that the order was sent late and all the procedures were not followed by the government. PMDC has also said that the order is against the rules and regulations.
This decision has shocked and infuriated tens of students and their families across the region. It is pertinent to note here that during the election campaign the central leaders of PML (N) had announced doubling of quota seats for students of GB in medical and dental colleges of Punjab province.
A group of students has protested against the decision and told journalists that the provincial government has failed to implement its orders in the province. They have also demanded that the chief minister of Punjab shall take immediate notice of the situation and fulfill his promises.