N spokespersons broke records of falsehood: Firdous

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Says speaking in favour of convicted leaders tantamount to condoning corruption


Amraiz Khan

Special Assistant to Punjab Chief Minister on Information Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has criticized the PML-N’s central and Punjab information secretaries for defending party President Shehbaz Sharif’s right to bail and visit abroad for medical treatment.

Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said both the PML-N ladies have broken records of falsehood in order to please the party supremo and his daughter for the sake of confirming their employments.

She said both the spokespersons were defending corrupt mafia, which has been involved in corruption from head to toe.

Dr Firdous reminded the PML-N leadership that Nawaz Sharif is a convicted criminal and the time of receiving kickbacks through fake development projects was over.

She said PML-N leadership must remember that the practice of so-called Khadim-e-Aala for increasing bank balance through fictitious telegraphic transfers have been exposed.

She alleged that PML-N governments broke all records of corruption and plundering of public money in development projects and those secrets were now open and known to everybody.

She said PTI government made public the inquiry report of Rawalpindi Ring Road project to expose their corruption before the public.

She said immediate action would be taken against those responsible for irregularities and corruption the project and they would be brought to justice.

She claimed that nobody could raise a finger on the character and transparency of Prime Minister Imran Khan and Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar.

Meanwhile, as many as 27,0911 corona patients are recovered in the public sector hospitals being run under the control of Specialized and Primary & Secondary Healthcare departments, while 171 patients are recovered during the last 24 hours.

This was disclosed by Barrister Nabeel Ahmed Awan Secretary Specialized Healthcare Punjab today. He said that 7480 beds were reserved in all govt.

hospitals for corona patients, out of which 5084 beds were unoccupied. Likewise, 1623 beds reserved in govt. Hospitals of the provincial metropolis and 1041 beds were vacant so far.

The Secretary SHC&MED said that in view of the surging corona pandemic, the department had arranged 3307 beds in Isolation wards of all govt. hospitals in the province, out of which, 2641 beds were vacant.

However, 424 beds for corona patients are reserved in isolation wards set up in govt. hospitals of Lahore and 331 beds are unoccupied.

In addition, 3408 beds are also reserved in HDU for patients suffering from Covid-19 in all the hospitals of Punjab government and 2057 beds are vacant while, in hospitals of Lahore, 927 beds reserved in HDU and 626 beds are unoccupied, Nabeel Awan added.

The Secretary SHC said the health department had arranged 765 ventilators for corona patients in all hospitals of the provincial government, of which 379 ventilators were under use while 386 were unoccupied.

Around 272 ventilators are reserved in Lahore hospitals, of which 188 are occupied and 84 ventilators are vacant, said Nabeel Awan.

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