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SC bars private medical colleges from advertising until further notice | Pakistan

Supreme Court, Islamabad. Photo:file 

LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Thursday barred private medical colleges countrywide from advertising admissions until further notice.

The chief justice was listening to a suo motu case on exorbitant charges charged by medical colleges, on the apex court docket’s Lahore registry.

Officials from the Federal Investigation Agency knowledgeable the court docket that Rs745 million had been efficiently recovered and returned to college students. The company further pleaded the court docket to situation directives to the University of Health Sciences to represent a centralised admissions coverage.

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar expressed satisfaction on the restoration of charges from the medical colleges, and remarked that the court docket needs high quality docs rising from the nation.

People like shopkeepers have entered into the career of operating medical colleges, the highest choose remarked.

He lamented that medical colleges have been extracting as a lot as Rs3.four million from college students in charges, including that the court docket additionally needed medical colleges to have the ability to meet their bills.

The chief justice further remarked that he’s going on a week-long go away, and can resume listening to circumstances from July 30.

During a listening to earlier in March, the Supreme Court had ordered all medical colleges throughout the nation to return collected charges in extra of Rs850,000 to college students inside 15 days.

The chief justice had warned of motion towards medical colleges not complying with the court docket’s orders.

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