UHC across Punjab from Jan, 2022: SACM


Special Assistant to Punjab Chief Minister (SACM) on Information Hasaan Khawar on Wednesday said that the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) programme will be implemented across Punjab by the end of January, 2022.

“PTI health initiatives are above all political claims and slogans. The incumbent government has ensured justice and equality with all without any political affiliation and has brought reforms in the 70-year-old health system.”

Special Assistant to Punjab Chief Minister (SACM) expressed the views while addressing a ceremony here on Wednesday.

He said that the government and allies are still on the same page, adding that making elections transparent and uncontroversial is a demand of the nation which has been practically implemented.

Hasaan Khawar congratulated the Prime Minister and Speaker National Assembly on the joint session of the parliament and welcome the passing of the bills.

He said that today the government agenda won in the joint session of Parliament. He termed the hue and cry and reservations of the opposition meaningless.

He said the journey of electoral reforms has been started under PTI leadership. He said that awarding the voting rights to the overseas Pakistanis is a revolutionary step of the present government which should have been taken long before.

He said that former governments did not take such steps as they were afraid of the vote bank of the PTI. This initiative had given practical shape towards the ideology of the State of Medina. He said that this legislation will ensure more political stability in the country.

He said that if Nawaz Sharif was innocent, he should come back to the country and face their court cases instead of adopting self-exile.

Meanwhile, Spokesperson to the Punjab government Hasaan Khawar felicitated more than 9 million expatriates for getting the right of vote.

Hasaan Khawar said that today is a historic day in every aspect as PTI government succeed in give the right of vote to overseas Pakistanis despite all the resistance of the opposition.

He termed this way a right way to respect the vote. He said EVM will play an important role for making the elections transparent. Today PTI government has fulfilled its promise of electoral reforms, he added.


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