To inaugurate IMI's 10th International Conference, the Inaugural Ceremony was held in the Marquee Room of the conference venue, Pearl Continental Hotel. Dr. Ali Ammar, MBBS, FCPS of Pakistan, served as the session's moderator. Welcome statements were delivered by National Conference Coordinator Dr. Izhar Hussain, Ph.D., MBA, (Director of Center for Executive Education, Institute of Business Administration) and Global Summit Chair Dr. Shabih Zaidi, MD, FRCS, FACS, FCPS (Chancellor of Sadiq International University).
The Opening Plenary was delivered by Dr. Syed Shujat Ali Naqvi, MD, DFAPA, DFAACAP, MACP, Director of Psychiatric Services at Wayfinder Family Services (& Private Practice in California, USA), on Trauma in Children and Adolescents.
Dr. Huma Naqvi, MD, IMI Global President, as well as IMI Pakistan President Dr. Dilbar Saeed, MBBS, MBA, (Medical Superintendent of Fatimiyah Hospital) delivered welcoming statements.
The Honorable Governor of Sindh, Imran Ismail delivered the Inaugural Address as the session's special guest. In his address, he commended IMI for its service to humanity, and promised a tract of land to be used to develop a health center for the people of Sindh.
Following the Ceremony, Dr. Baghir Larijani, MD, FACE of Iran, (Founding President and Chief Scientific Officer EMRI & Professor of Medicine (TUMS)), delivered the Luncheon Lecture on Medical Education Reform in Iran.
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