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  • General Body Meeting of Pakistan Psychiatric Society was held on 27th December 2014 in Karachi on the occasion of 20th International Psychiatric Conference.
  • Meeting was chaired by DrMazhar Malik, President PPS and was co-ordinated by Dr GhulamRasool General Secretary PPS. $2 members attended this meeting.
  • Meeting was started by Recitation of Verses from Holy Quran by Dr Ajmal Kazmi.
  • The participants of the meeting appreciated the efforts of Dr Raza-ur-Rehman and his team for successfully organizing the International Conference at Karachi which was attended by wide participation from within the country and abroad
  • President, Dr Mazhar Malik, thanked all the members of executive committee for their co-operation & contribution in last two years in running the affairs of society. He particularly praised Dr Ghulam Rasool, General Secretary, for establishing an effective communication with executive committee members and running the proceedings according to the constitutional framework.
  • President also expressed all the best wishes for the newly elected cabinet which will work under the leadership of Dr Syed Muhammed Sultan.
  • Dr Ghulam Rasool, General Secretary, also thanked the members of Executive Committee and General Body for their co-operation & support during last two years. He apologized for any inconvenience (if any) in communicating with the members
  • The efforts of Dr Bashir Ahmed were also applauded by the participants for his responsible, honest and efficient workas treasurer of the PPS.
  • The efforts of Dr Sohail Ahmed &Dr Majid Abidi were also acknowledged for their efforts in establishing & maintaining the updated website of PPS.
  • The efforts of Dr Mian Iftikhar Hussein were also applauded for his efforts in developing the new proposed constitution of PPS.
  • Dr Ghulam Rasool informed the meeting that record number of new members (45) were added to the directory of PPS in this tenure. He mentioned that new updated members directory would be sent to all members on their mailing address. He also reminded that recent issue of JPPS was sent to all members on their addresses
  • Dr Ghulam Rasool also informed that expenses of Election (Rs 200000) were provided from the PPS fund for the first time in PPS history
  • Dr Ghulam Rasool informed that next National Conference of PPS will be held in Multan and next International Conference of PPS will be held in Quetta. The dates of these conferences would be announced later.
  • Dr Nasar Sayeed suggested that rotation schedule of conferences of PPS should be mentioned in writing for the information of all member. It was agreed that this matter would be discussed in next executive committee meeting of PPS.
  • Dr Raza-ur-Rehman mentioned that proper transfer of record/documents of PPS should be carried when the new cabinet takes over so that record can be accessed easily when required.
  • It was also suggested that rules/regulations should be formulated to monitor the organization & proceedings of the PPS conferences. This matter should be discussed in next PPS executive committee meeting.

President & General Secretary thanked all the members. Before the end of meeting the General Secretary announced that a special General body meeting will be held immediately after this meeting to discuss the procedure of amendments in PPS constitution