RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Muslim League-N leader Hanif Abbasi has said that the Rawalpindi Institute of Urology and Transplantation Center, a state-of-the-art institute, would be inaugurated by the end of April.
He said that the Institute of Urology and Kidney Transplantation (RIUK) is being constructed in Rawalpindi at a cost of over Rs4 billion to provide best treatment facilities for urology patients and kidney transplant.
The 400-bed hospital is being built on 96 kanals of land, and the government is spending huge funds for the provision of quality healthcare services to the people, he added.
All the medical, as well as surgical facilities, would be available for the kidney patients along with diagnostic facilities including MRI, CT scan and dialysis, he said.
Hanif also said that Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif had directed the concerned authorities to accelerate the pace of work on the mega project so that the people could benefit from the latest health facilities.
He said that on the instructions of the CM, the health sector was being upgraded in Punjab due to which latest medical facilities are available across the province.
The Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology was a gift of the Punjab government to the residents of Rawalpindi and the institute will provide modern medical treatment facilities to the patients of Rawalpindi division while 30 percent patients of Khyber Pukhtunkhawa besides others belonging to AJK will also be provided with the best medical treatment facilities, said Hanif.