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KP doctors end strike after successful negotiations

PESHAWAR: The hospitals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Wednesday reopened after doctors ended their strike on Tuesday night following successful negotiations with the provincial government.

Doctors in government hospitals across KP had been protesting for the past six days after Associate Professor Dr Ziauddin alleged that provincial Health Minister Hisham Inamullah Khan assaulted him.

Outpatient departments (OPDs) at all government hospitals remained closed due to protesting doctors’ association that led to numerous difficulties for patients.

The disgruntled doctors met with KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan and after talks, they decided to conclude their strike.

According to sources, two committees will be formed to look into the complaints of doctors.

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