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Training institutes for DRM need of the hour: President 

ISLAMABAD, 02 NOV, (DNA) – President Mamnoon Hussain has said establishment of training institutions for effectively facing the natural calamities is need of the hour in order to contain damages.

Talking to an Irish delegation from University of Dublin in Islamabad on Monday, the President said Pakistan needs trained medical staff and workers to adequately meet the challenges of natural disasters and new diseases.

The President appreciated the cooperation of University of Dublin in training of workers and building institutional capacities of disaster management institutions in Pakistan and hoped that Ireland would continue extending such cooperation in future as well.

The President stated that Pakistan needs trained medical staff and workers to adequately meet the challenges of natural disasters and new diseases. In this regard, PRCS under the leadership of Dr. Saeed Elahi is rendering commendable services, remarked the President. The President directed to make such activities more effective.

The Irish delegation comprised, among others, Professor Gerard Bury, Dean, Head of Immediate Care Department University College Dublin, Ireland, Dr. Shane Knox, Director Medical Education for Pre-hospital Emergency Care Dublin, Mr. Macartan Hughes, Director Medical Education, National Ambulance Services College Dublin, Dr. Junaid Sarfaraz Khan, Pro Vice Chancellor, University of Health Sciences, Lahore and Dr, Khurram Shahzad, representative of overseas Pakistanis.

Meanwhile talking to the Ambassador Designate to Kuwait Ghulam Dastagir in Islamabad on Monday, President Mamnoon Hussain has urged the ambassador to truly portray the liberal investment policies of the government abroad.

The President said Pakistan gives importance to its relations with Kuwait and desires to expand relations with it in all the fields. =DNA
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