Bhutan seeks India’s help to set up medical college

July 15th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Anbumani Ramadoss

New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Bhutan Monday urged India to help build a super-specialty medical college modelled after the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and allow more Bhutanese students to pursue medical education in India. Health and Family Welfare Minister Anbumani Ramadoss called on visiting Bhutanese Prime Minister Lyonchen Jigmi Y. Thinley here.

“The prime minister of Bhutan raised the issue of setting up of a medical college in the context of ongoing cooperation between the two countries in the health sector,” a health ministry communiqu

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