President directs best medical care for solar kids


Staff Reporter

Islamabad—President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday directed for extending best medical care to the two solar kids and emphasised thorough research to further probe the disease and suggest its treatment.
The President made the directives while meeting the neuro- development disorder affected Balochi children (“Solar Kids”) Shoaib Ahmed and Abdul Rasheed along with their father at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. State Minister for CADD Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhry, Secretary CADD Hassan Iqbal and Vice Chancellor of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University Prof. Javed Akram were also present.
As a special gesture, President Mamnoon received the two “Solar Kids” at the Aiwan-e-Sadr and affectionately enquired about their health and well-being, a press release said.
The President caringly talked to the two children and presented gifts to them hoping that they would fully recover soon and live a normal life. President Mamnoon was briefed by the State Minister for CADD about the condition of the two children and their treatment process at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Islamabad.
The President directed that the children should be looked after well and underscored that Pakistani doctors should thoroughly research this disease and identify the causes to suggest an effective cure to rid the children of it.
President Mamnoon noted with satisfaction that the doctors at PIMS were doing their best to treat the two children and advised that international medical institutions be consulted to come out with concrete findings about this disease.

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