Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi laid the foundation stone of the University of Child Health Sciences at CM office today. CM apprised that the first medical university will be established for children in Pakistan at the cost of rupees 9 billion 18 crore adding that a latest radiotherapy centre for children will also be established at the cost of rupees two billion. Radiotherapy centres for children will also be established in divisions so that children can be provided latest treatment facilities near their houses.
The Chief Minister stated that it will be a distinctive and latest medical university of its own type in the world.
Mother and Child care hospitals are under construction in many cities including Mianwali according to the vision of Imran Khan.
A college of paediatric will be established in the University of Child Health Sciences Lahore and a special training will be imparted to the surgeons and medical specialists with regard to providing treatment to children. A College of Allied Sciences for the training of allied health professionals and a College of Nursing for the training of nurses will be established.
A mother and child health care unit for the treatment and care of infants will be also being established.
An institute of genetics and research centre will also be established in the Child Health University. An advance technology and telehealth centre equipped with telehealth, medical genomics and artificial intelligence facilities will also be established.
In order to prevent the risk of any complication during pregnancy a fetal, maternal and prenatal health centres will also be established.
The Chief Minister stated that he got University of Child Health Sciences 2021 Act approved from the Punjab Assembly .CM maintained that revolutionary changes are being made in the health technology every passing day across the globe. The University of Child Health Sciences will be built by the Infrastructure Development Authority Punjab and establishing University of Child Health Sciences in Lahore is welcoming.CM stated that Allah Almighty granted him the honour to lay the foundation stone of such a splendid project of University of Child Health Sciences.
Meanwhile, Special Assistant to CM for Auqaf and Religious Affairs Syed Rafaqat Ali Gilani met with Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi at CM office in which matters pertaining to mutual interest, performance of the department and current political situation were discussed. Syed Rafaqat Ali Gilani apprised the Chief Minister about the performance of Auqaf department.CM while talking on the occasion stated that Seerat Academy was established to promote the teachings of the Holy Prophet SAW but unfortunately the PML-N government even politicised this most important project.
CM informed that he had laid the foundation stone of Seerat Academy and Quran Complex on 3rd June 2006 and had inaugurated the Seerat Academy and Quran Complex on 18th November 2007.
CM censured that Shahbaz Sharif had put on hold this project and the Seerat Academy was made dysfunctional during Shahbaz Sharif’s tenure.
The Chief Minister remarked that now M. phil and PhD classes are being started in the Seerat Academy adding that a hostel will be built for the research scholars as well.
Quran Museum will also be built in the institution where rare and precious scripts of the Holy Quran will be kept.
CM vowed to make Seerat Academy the focal point of decisions to be made with regard to religion.
Research work will also be done relating to religious curriculum in the Seerat Academy.