Dr Yasmeen backs her statements over health roports of Nawaz


Staff Reporter

Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmeen Rashid on Monday backed her statements over former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s health reports.
Dr. Yasmeen Rashid in an interview with a British newspaper said the Sharif’s medical board had said that Nawaz Sharif cannot walk even, due to severity of his health issues. She said the best facilities were provided to the PML-N supremo in the light of reports prepared by Sharif’s medical board.
The minister said doctors had said in their recommendations that some of the Sharif’s tests can be done abroad.
Prime Minister Imran Khan and some of the cabinet members have expressed reservations on the health of the former prime minister. The premier in his fiery Speech in Mianwali, last week, had criticized the Sharif family. Only Lahore edition with one good picture from EE sir.
Provincial Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid presided over a high-level meeting at Punjab Health Facilities Management Company in which Provincial Secretary Primary & Secondary Healthcare Capt. (R) Muhammad Usman, Additional Secretary Development Umer Farooq Alvi and other concerned officers participated today.
Provincial Minister while chairing the meeting reviewed approved development schemes in different districts across Punjab. Secretary Health Capt. (R) Muhammad Usman apprised Dr Yasmin Rashid about details of ongoing approved development schemes. She directed Secretary Health to complete all approved development schemes within stipulated period of time. Development schemes include upgradation of Sakhi Sarwar Civil Hospital DG Khan, DHQ Vehari, construction of civil dispensary at Zinda Pir, upgradation of THQ Taunsa, DG Khan, upgradation of BHU Barathi for converting it into THQ, upgradation of gynea unit in THQ Shorkot and other development projects.
Dr Yasmin Rashid said that health department should remain in complete coordination with concerned departments regarding development schemes and officers should visit districts and monitor development schemes themselves. No delay will be tolerated in completion of development schemes, she added.

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