Attends signing ceremony of Hazrat Gunj Baksh shrine extension agreement
Caretaker Chief Minister Punjab Mohsin Naqvi visited Primary & Secondary Health Care department today. CM Mohsin Naqvi visited different sections including TB Lab and Drug Testing Labs. He also visited surveillance center. CM Mohsin Naqvi handed over keys of 98 ambulances under Rural Health Ambulance Service to the Provincial Minister for Primary and Secondary Health Care Doctor Jamal Nasir.
CM Mohsin Naqvi handed over 300 ultrasound machines to the 24/7 Basic Health Centres. Free ultrasound facility will be provided in the Rural Health Centres through 300 ultrasound machines. CM Mohsin Naqvi announced to celebrate Health week from the 20th March across Punjab. Screening of people will be done in the District and Tehsil Headquarter hospitals, Rural and Basic Health Centres during Health Week.
Special camps will be set up for free medical examination. CM Mohsin Naqvi laid the foundation stone of Health Information and Service Delivery Unit (HISDU) and Health Radio Station. Government hospitals system will be digitilized after the construction of HISDU.
CM Mohsin Naqvi gave ISO Certification to Doctor Farooq Ahmed Project Director of Punjab Aids Control Programme. CM Mohsin Naqvi launched Electronic Medical Record Programme for the 2 thousand basic Health Centres across Punjab and also launched Anaesthesia Management System for the Tehsil Headquarter hospitals.
CM Mohsin Naqvi was informed during the briefing that 5 DTL of Health Department has attained ISO Certified and 4 WHO Pre-Qualified Certification. CM Mohsin Naqvi lauded the services of Provincial Health Minister Doctor Jamal Nasir and Secretary P&SHC department Ali Jan Khan for introducing WHO Certification DTL in the Health Department and Digital System. CM Mohsin Naqvi also reviewed the performance of TB Control and Hepatitis Control Programmes. CM Mohsin Naqvi was given briefing by the Provincial Minister Doctor Jamal Nasir and Secretary P&SHC Ali Jan Khan about HISDU, Radio Station, Rural Ambulance Service and other programmes. Secretary Information and other officials were also present on the occasion.
Meanwhile, An agreement for the extension of the Shrine of Hazrat Data Gunj Baksh (RA) with the cooperation of Madina Foundation. The signing ceremony was held at the CM Office. Caretaker CM Mohsin Naqvi and Chairman Data Darbar Religious Affairs Committee & Federal Minister Finance Ishaq Dar were Chief Guests of the signing ceremony agreement. Maulana Abdul Khabeer Azad made a special prayer after the signing ceremony. According to the agreement the Madina Foundation will undertake extension of the corridors & (Ghulam Gardish) around the Shrine of Hazrat Data Gunj Baksh (RA). Rupees 16 crore approximately will be incurred on the project.The capacity of visitors will be increased from 3 thousand to 5 thousand in the corridors and of Ghulam Gardish with the completion of the project.. NESPAK will perform its services as a consultancy firm. Comfort and ease will be created for the visitors with the expansion of corridors of Data Darbar. CM Mohsin Naqvi directed to complete the project before the Urs of Hazrat Data Gunj Baksh (RA). CM Mohsin Naqvi stated that the system of Langar Khana of Hazrat Data Gunj Baksh will be made of an international standard adding that there is also a need to improve the quality of Langar. Federal Minister Ishaq Dar stated that he thanks Allah Almighty that he was granted an opportunity to witness signing agreement of the extension of Hazrat Data Gunj Baksh (RA) Shrine adding that facilities for the visitors will be enhanced with its extension.
Secretary Auqaf gave a briefing about the project to CM Mohsin Naqvi and Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. Provincial Minister Auqaf Azfar Ali Nasir, Mian Rasheed of Madina Foundation, Aslam Tareen, Secretary Auqaf, Chairman Pakistan Ruet-e-Halal Committee Maulana Abdul Khabeer Azad and other officials were also present on the occasion.