LAHORE-Chief Minister Punjab Mohsin Naqvi has directed to expedite the completion of ongoing public sector hospital schemes to ensure that the best healthcare facilities are provided to the public without delay.
During a meeting held at his office to review progress on the Nishtar Hospital-II Multan project, the CM emphasized the need to dispose of all allied matters in order to operationalize the hospital as soon as possible.
According to the briefing given at the meeting, the first two phases of the Nishtar Hospital-II Multan project are set to be functionalized by May and September of this year, respectively. The OPD, emergency and other wards of Nishtar Hospital-II are expected to be opened to the public in the first phase, as necessary medical equipment has already been procured. Construction work on some remaining phases is expected to be completed within the next two months.The meeting was attended by various officials, including provincial ministers Amir Mir and Dr Javed Akram, secretary finance, secretary SHC&ME, secretary information, CEO of IDAP and others.