President of Pakistan has dissolved Pakistan Medical and Dental council and has formed Pakistan Medical Commission. The building of PMDC is sealed, and now all the decisions and actions shall be taken by newly formed Pakistan Medical and Dental Commission. The building is sealed today on Sunday, October 20, 2019. All record is taken into the custody.
President of Pakistan has signed the ordinance and all the formalities have been finalized.
According to an official of the ministry of national health services, President Dr Arif Alvi has signed a new ordinance titled 'Pakistan Medical Commission Ordinance 2019'. The commission is formed to control and regulate the medical profession in the country. The commission will establish uniform minimum standard of medical education and training and recognition of qualifications in medicine and dentistry.
PMDC offices will remain closed for one week and government has ordered to temporarily shut down the offices of PMDC. The step is take to ensure that the sensitive record of the practitioners and other data is safe.
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