Govt to establish over 46 new hospitals: Tariq

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Staff Reporter

Islamabad—The government would establish over 46 modern hospitals across the country including three with 500 beds each in the Federal capital.
Minister of State, Capital Administration and Development Division (CAAD) Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry here on Monday said the hospitals would be built on special directive of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.
Winding up discussion on a motion moved by Senator Chaudhary Tanvir Khan that the House may discuss the step taken by the government for the real implementation of master plan of Islamabad, Tariq said that the improvement of health sector is main agenda of present government because more than 10,000 people daily visit Out Patient Department (OPD) of PIMS.
He said that Federal Government would soon introduce the Building Construction Authority which will work for the true implementation of laws regarding building construction. Federal Minister for Environment Zahid Hamid said that soon a summary would be put up in the next meeting of Council of Common Interest for the conducting of census.
Minister of State, Capital Administration and Development Division (CAAD) said that present government would conduct the national census in its tenure with the help of stakeholders.