Sylhet Medical College turned into varsity
17 March 2016, Nirapad News: Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College has been turned into a medical university.
A latter sent from the ministry concerned to the college authority informed this, said college Principal Professor Murshad Ahmed Chowdhury.
Murshad also said, Deputy Commissioner of Sylhet district has decided to allot three acres of land for the medical university in city’s Eidgah area.
Earlier, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on several occasions assured of upgrading the college into university.
Source said, a medical school named Sylhet Medical School was established at Chouhatta in city on 1948 and the school was upgraded to a college in 1962.
Later, the college was named Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical Collage Hospital in 1986.