Free treatment to deserving patients at Kidney, Liver Institute: Shahbaz (Pakistan Observer)

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif presided over a high level meeting here Sunday which reviewed the pace of implementation of Pakistan Kidney and Liver Transplant Institute and Research Centre.

Addressing the meeting, the Chief Minister said that the project of Pakistan Kidney and Liver Transplant Institute is of vital importance which will cost billions of rupees while hundred percent free of charge treatment facilities will be provided to poor, destitute and deserving patients.

He said that this institution will be state of the art with regard to the treatment of kidney and liver diseases and result in provision of modern medical facilities to kidney and liver patients under one roof. The Chief Minister directed that work should be carried out on this project round the clock and construction work be completed expeditiously.

He said that concerned institutions and departments should further this project in a coordinated manner. He said that he is personally monitoring the progress on the project of Pakistan Kidney and Liver Transplant Institute. He said that Pakistan Kidney and Liver Transplant Institute will be a splendid project with regard to medical science, clinical research and provision of treatment facilities and will be among the best institutes of this kind in the world. Shahbaz Sharif said that provision of modern treatment facilities to the common man is the priority of the government and keeping in view this fact, foundation stone of state of the art Pakistan Kidney and Liver Transplant Institute has been laid in Lahore.

He said that all out measures would be taken for the speedy completion of this project. Advisor on Health Kh. Salman Rafique, Secretary Health, MD NESPAK, President Board of Governors of Pakistan Kidney and Liver Transplant Institute Dr. Saeed Akhtar and other concerned officials attended the meeting.