Minister for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar chaired the meeting of Central Pharmacy Council

March 12, 2015

 Islamabad, March 12, 2015 :          Minister for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar chaired the meeting of Central Pharmacy Council here today. While highlighting the role of the profession of pharmacy, she stressed on improving the existing system and strengthening the profession. She was of the view that we have to develop the profession and bring it at par with standards in the developed world. She also stressed on strengthening the manpower and also reviewing the current legislation on pharmacy. The law was enacted in 1967 and there is need to bring it in sync with developments and advancements in the field over the years. After detailed deliberations, a committee was constituted which will look into all the professional affairs and will submit its report identifying the difficulties faced by the profession and their solutions.