A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) and Baskent University of Turkey, aiming to explore new avenues of training, teaching and research between the two institutions in the field of medical sciences.

President of Baskent University and an international renowned transplant surgeon, Prof. Mehmet Haberal and Director SIUT, Prof. Adibul Hasan Rizvi signed the MOU on behalf of their respective institutions. Prof. Haberal was on a two day visit to Pakistan to perform the ground breaking ceremony of SIUT proposed children and cardiac hospital.

The MOU will open new vistas of cooperation between SIUT and Baskent University for providing training facilities, research and teaching of medical manpower of SIUT which would include doctors, para medics and other support staff of hospital administration. All the teaching, training and research facilities at Baskent University and SIUT will be provided free. It is expected that the MOU signed between SIUT and Baskent University will fill the prevailing gap of limited training facilities for medical manpower in the country.

Baskent University is a prestigious academic institution of Turkey imparting education not only in the field of healthcare but also in some nineteen other academic disciplines. The SIUT on the other hand is prestigious institution of Pakistan providing treatment to population at large in specialized fields free of cost.