CM Elahi, Imran discuss steps to give relief to masses


Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhary Parvez Elahi held a meeting with PTI chairman Imran Khan on Monday.

During the meeting, they also discussed overall political situation. They also exchanged views on resolving problems for the masses as well as uplift projects in the province.

The Punjab CM apprised the former prime minister about the steps taken for the rehabilitation of the flood victims. He also briefed Imran Khan about the legislation for ending the use of narcotics in educational institutions. Imran Khan appreciated the steps taken by the Punjab government for the rehabilitation of the flood victims.

Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi on Monday approved the inclusion of complicated liver surgery in the health card program and accorded in-principle approval to increase the funds of this program.

Similarly, complicated heart surgery of child patients would also be included in the health card program.

The Chief Minister said that surgery of the liver, kidney and pancreas would be facilitated through Bahria international hospitals while the inclusion of complicated liver surgery would further facilitate the needy patients.

Bahria International Hospital vice-president Dr Shazia Malik called on Chief Minister Punjab and assured him of their cooperation in this regard.

The operation and post-operative-care facilities would be provided on health card in Bahria international hospitals.

Dr Faisal Hanif of Bahria international hospitals; Gen (r) Iftikhar, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Muhammad Khan Bhatti, former principal secretary GM Sikandar, Secretary Specialized Healthcare Imran Sikandar Baloch and others were also present.


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