Islamabad—Governor Gilgit Baltistan Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan Friday appreciated Thalassemia treatment facilities being provided to poor children by Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM).
Governor GB and his wife visited Thalassemia Centre.Managing Director, PBM Barrister Abid Waheed Sheikh briefed the governor about the workings and facilities being offered to children in the Thalassemia Centre. They met with thalassemic patients and inquired about their health.
Barrister Abid Waheed, on the occasion highlighted various steps taken for ensuring socio-economic rights to the most vulnerable groups.
MD told that Pakistan Thalassemia Centre is dedicated to serve thalassemia patients of all over the country including AJK, Gilgit Baltistan and FATA, and within one year, around 500 poor thalassemia patients have been provided excellent clinical and compassionate care free of charge.
The Governor was greatly impressed by the value efforts for accommodating the deprived persons in the field of healthcare, education, self-reliance and rehabilitation. Governor Gilgit Baltistan Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan especially appreciated the steps being taken to extend ray of hope among the poor thalassemic patients.