PKLI to provide modern treatment in region: Shahbaz


Salim Ahmed

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif visited the Pakistan Kidney and Liver Transplant Institute here on Sunday.
He went to various parts of the under construction institution and reviewed progress of the project.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister directed the authorities to speed up work on the first phase of the project and said this would be exemplary project of the service of the distressed humanity and the construction of this project would be completed within deadline.
He said that Punjab government had ensured speed and quality in all projects with transparency and this project should also be completed adhering to these principles.
He said the project would provide modern treatment to patients of liver and kidney in the whole region and the Punjab government was spending an amount of Rs 19 billion on the project.
Meanwhile, Shahbaz Sharif presided over a meeting at the site office of the Pakistan Kidney and Liver Transplant Institute in which a briefing was given to the chief minister on the project. The chief executive officer Infrastructure Development Authority gave the briefing.
Addressing the meeting, Shahbaz Sharif said the Pakistan Kidney and Liver Transplant was the landmark project therefore round-the-clock work should be done on the project and all-out efforts should be made to complete the project as per deadline.
The CM directed that excellent tree plantation and landscaping should be carried out for the first phase of the project. He said in the first phase no parking area should be made in front of the institution and the front area should be spared for emergency only.
He directed the Chief Secretary, Secretary Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education, and other senior officials to visit the site twice in a week and review progress on the project. Shahbaz Sharif said he would visit the project once in a week.
The chief secretary, chairman Planning and Development, secretary Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education, Commissioner Lahore Division and other senior officials were also present on the occasion.

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