LAHORE: Famous British-Pakistani businessman Aneel Mussarat called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at his office here on Monday and announced to establish a hospital in every division of the province in partnership with the provincial government.
He said that modern hospitals will be established in areas facing the paucity of healthcare facilities so that the patients could get modern facilities near their homes. Modern emergencies and trauma centers will be established in these hospitals and the local community will also be given ownership of the medical institutions, he said.
It is sanguine that Punjab is moving towards the right direction and Chief Minister Usman Buzdar is serving with commitment and hard work. The overseas Pakistanis are also happy with the practical measures are taken for public welfare and we will move side by side with Usman Buzdar in this journey, he added.
Talking on the occasion, the Chief Minister appreciated the announcement of Aneel Mussarat about establishing hospitals in nine divisions of the province and reiterated that the government is committed to providing quality healthcare facilities to the general public. He said that Punjab government is following a comprehensive program of providing best treatment facilities to the common man and informed that Nishtar-II hospital project is being completed in Multan with the cost of billions of rupees. Similarly, work is being in progress on a cardiology hospital project in DG Khan.
Meanwhile, mother-and-child hospitals are being set up in remote areas of the province, he added. Usman Buzdar said that the collaboration of the private sector will be welcomed in the health sector. The investors should take maximum benefit of investment-related opportunities and Punjab government will provide the best available facilities to them.
The investors are VIPs for us in the new Pakistan and our doors are open for them. He said that no one could dare to extort commission or mint any bribe in the rapidly changing Pakistan of today. Similarly, any investment-related file will not succumb to any bureaucratic snafu and investors will be provided necessary assistance at every level, the Chief Minister concluded. Principal Secretary and spokesman to CM, secretary specialized health & medical education and secretary C&W were also present on the occasion.