PAMI calls for quick intervention, support to Pakistani students in Kyrgyzstan

May 20, 2024
Yasir Khan Niazi, President of the Federal Chapter of (PAMI) and CEO of (IMDC) speaks during an event on May 13, 2024. — Facebook/Islamabad Medical & Dental College

Islamabad:Yasir Khan Niazi, President of the Federal Chapter of the Pakistan Association of Private Medical & Dental Institutions (PAMI) and CEO of Islamabad Medical & Dental College (IMDC), has addressed the concerning issue of violence on Pakistani medical students studying in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, says a press release.


PAMI’s executive committee convened an emergency meeting regarding the escalating hostile environment faced by Pakistani students in Bishkek and emphasised the pressing need for immediate intervention and support.

Yasir Niazi condemned the acts of violence and called for urgent rescue and justice for the affected students. “The safety and well-being of our students abroad is of top importance,” he stated. “We demand a thorough investigation into these incidents to ensure accountability and protection for our students.”

He urged the Pakistani government to scrutinise the actions of those former PMC officials who facilitated student enrolments in these subpar institutions without ensuring adequate facilities and safety measures. He stressed that PAMI’s network of medical and dental colleges has the capacity to accommodate these aspiring doctors within Pakistan.

PAMI’s Federal Chapter president also assured that if the government introduces appropriate policies, the association is ready to integrate the Pakistani students studying abroad into their institutions seamlessly. This move would not only ensure students’ safety and safeguard their academic future but would also contribute to the country’s economic health by reducing unnecessary capital outflow.In conclusion, Yasir Niazi called for a concerted effort to resolve this crisis.