PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has approved enhancement of reserved seats for admission in public sector medical and dental colleges of the province for the students of newly-merged districts.

According to a notification issued by the Home and Tribal Affairs Department, a total of 334 students of the merged areas would get admissions on reserved seats in different public sector medical and dental colleges of the province.

According to details, 41 students would get admission on reserved seats in Khyber Medical College, 28 in Ayub Medical College, 20 in Saidu Medical College, 20 in Gomal Medical College, 38 in Khyber Girls Medical College, 51 in Bacha Khan Medical College, 13 in Kohat Institute of Medical Sciences, 25 in Bannu Medical College, 12 in Nowshera Medical College and five in Gajju Khan Medical College.

In a statement issued here, Chief Minister Mahmood Khan termed the development an important step to facilitate the students of the merged tribal districts in the field of education.

Published in Dawn, February 26th, 2021

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