LAHORE - The general body of Pakistan Medical Association on Sunday elected office bearers for next term.

Dr Ashraf Nizami has been elected unopposed as President, Dr Ali Azhar Mirza General Secretary, Dr Qaiser Sajjad Finance Secretary, Dr Talha Sherwani Joint Secretary Lahore, Dr Bashir Channa JS Larkana and Dr Idrees Edhi Chairman Karachi.

Pharmacists demand HEALTH ALLOWANCE: Pharmacists on Sunday demanded health professional allowance on the pattern of doctors and nurses. Over 560 pharmacists (BPS 17 to BPS 20) are working in public sector hospitals and other allied institutions.

Pharmacists warned the government of strong protest if they were not given HPA like doctors and nurses.