Dominica has signed an agreement with Rawal Institute of Health Sciences (RIHS) to open Rawal International University Dominica in the Caribbean Island.
The agreement was signed by the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Hon. Dr. Roosevelt Skerrit and his delegation during their two-day visit to Pakistan.
The prime minister and his delegation also visited the Rawal College of Medicine and Dentistry at PIES Complex Islamabad where a reception was hosted in their honour.
According to Dawn Newspaper, the event was marked to celebrate the opening of Rawal International University Dominica, a joint venture of Rawal Institute of Health Sciences (RIHS) Islamabad and the Commonwealth of Dominica.
The prime minister, during his address, mentioned that Dominica realized the importance of the Rawal International University Dominica.
He also furthered his commitment for the project.
During the reception proceedings, Professor Rubina Mumtaz presented a brief history of the educational institute.
In her welcome note, the Co-Chairperson of Rawal Institute of Health Sciences, Saleha Khaqan highlighted the interest and confidence shown by the Dominican government in this new educational initiative.
In the end, Chairman Khaqan Waheed Khawaja thanked the prime minister and his delegation for visiting RIHS and ensured that with the knowledge, skills and experience his team will succeed in establishing Rawal International University Dominica.