BAHAWALPUR:Vice Chancellor, Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB) Prof Dr Athar Mahboob on Monday inaugurated the Vaccination Center at the Medical Center, Baghdad ul Jadeed Campus.

On this occasion, the Vice Chancellor said that vaccination has been made mandatory by the government for teachers, employees of educational institutions and students. Thus, the IUB administration has established a vaccination center Islamia University of Bahawalpur in collaboration with the Punjab Government and the District Health Authority so that the university community can benefit from the vaccination facility on campus.

Focal Person of the District Health Authority Dr Zakir Ali said that initially 250 people would be vaccinated daily in this vaccination center which would be gradually increased. He said that the vaccination center set up at Islamia University of Bahawalpur was a mobile health vaccination center established by the provincial government and district health authority.

Prof Dr Naveed Akhtar, Chief / Focal Person of University Covid-19 Vaccination Prevention Committee, Prof Dr Moazzam Jameel, Registrar, Dr Muhammad Usman Cheema, Chief Medical Officer, Dr Safina Sheikh, Senior Medical Officer, Salman Qureshi, Focal Person Covid-19 Committee, Major Ijaz Hussain Shah, Chief Security Officer and other medical staff were also present.