LAHORE:17 December: Health Minister Dr Yasmeen Rashid chaired 15th syndicate meeting at Fatima Jinnah Medical University (FJMU) here on Monday. Syndicate members took important decisions during the meeting under the chair of Dr Yasmeen Rashid. On the recommendations of selection board approval was granted for appointment of officers and doctors from grade 16 to grade 20 during syndicate meeting. It also granted approval for appointment in dermatology department of Ganga Ram hospital; appointment of a specialist for mother and child block as well as appointment of assistant professor neurosurgery of the university, for enhancing fee of private nursing institutions for the courses in FJMU as well as appointment of consultant planning in Government Teaching Hospital Shahdra. Dr Yasmeen Rashid said that a circular be written to the finance department for upgrading post of assistant audit officer from grade sixteen to grade seventeen. Paperwork be completed for granting six months extension to more than 100 officials of FJMU, she said and added representatives of finance department should submit their recommendations for giving pension fund to the officials of FJMU. Approval was also granted for appointing members of selection committee for nursing college during the syndicate meeting. Dr Yasmeen Rashid inaugurated new child ward at Ganga Ram Hospital. She commended VC Prof Dr Amir Zaman Khan for upgrading child ward. She also administered drops to children for the eradication of polio under anti-polio campaign. FJMU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Amir Zaman Khan, Vice Chancellor, UHS, Prof Javed Akram, MPAs Umm-ul-Baneen Ali and Ayesha Nawaz, officers of SH&ME, Finance, Law & Parliamentary Affairs, HEC, MS Ganga Ram Hospital, Principal College of Nursing Ganga Ram, Registrar FJMU and other officers participated in the meeting.The news.