Rawalpindi: (Parliament times) Medical university status for Rawalpindi Medical College has been approved. :A special Committee has approved the summary on this count which will now be sent to Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif for his final yes nod. Special committee met here under education minister Khawaja Suleman Rafiq here. Principal allied hospitals and Rawalpindi Medical College gave briefing to the participants of committee with reference to medical university status for Rawalpindi Medical college. The committee while declaring the proposal on granting university status to Rawalpindi medical college practicable accorded approval to it. The summary has been forwarded to Chief Minister Punjab Sharif with a recommendation that university status be given to medical college.