Riphah plans to build 600-bed hospital

Riphah International University is to build a 600-bed Hospital and state-of-the-art Campus at Gulberg in Islamabad.

Press Release


Riphah International University plans to build a 600-bed hospital and a new state-of-the-art campus at Gulberg in Islamabad. The project will be completed in 2 Years time.


A ceremony was held at Marriott Hotel Islamabad on Friday (May 4, 2018) to launch the project. Explaining about the project, the Executive Director, Islamic International Medical College Trust (IIMCT) Engr. Asadullah Khan said that this project will be a state of the art in the healthcare sector and it will deploy modern technologies Including Modern ventilation, heating and cooling System, Modern drain system for natural rainwater. Proper use of daylight makes it environment-friendly and energy efficient project.


An international consortium of architects comprising JRHP, environmental specialists firm VERDOUS, engineering firm RAMBOLL and medical planners Keppie have already been working with Riphah for the design of the project.


Executive Director also acknowledged the contribution of Ernst & Young for technical feasibility, Nasir Absar & Co for financial advice and Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan Limited for financial support in this mega project.


Addressing on the occasion, CEO DIBPL Mr. Junaid Ahmed said, Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan Limited is proud to be associated with Islamic International Medical College Trust as Mandated Lead Arranger for the Syndicate Project Finance Facility of PKR 1,650 Million. In addition, DIBPL is honored to have recently signed a cash management mandate with this esteemed organization. He acknowledged the contribution of IIMCT in playing an important role in catering the need of medical education and health facilities in Pakistan. He congratulated the entire IIMCT team on this new state-of-the-art project and on behalf of DIBPL he said that this is the best investment of 2017-18, and assured Continuous DIB’s support for Riphah in Future.


Speaking on the occasion Prof. Dr. Anis Ahmad Vice Chancellor Riphah International University emphasized on Riphah mission and values through which, it has emerged as one of the leading institutions in social sciences and healthcare sectors over the last two and a half decades. He said Riphah is not only imparting quality education but also developing ethical & moral values in youth. He paid tributes to the founder of IIMCT and RIU late Maj. Gen. (R) Muhammad Zulfiqar Ali Khan and highlighted his achievements and vision for Pakistan.