Hospitals upgraded in short span of time, says Naqvi

Our Correspondent
Monday, Feb 12, 2024

LAHORE: Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi visited the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department located at the Birdwood Road and inaugurated FM Radio ‘Sehat Zindagi’ by the health department here on Sunday.

The CM inspected the studios and various sections of the FM Radio ‘Sehat Zindagi’. Mohsin Naqvi recorded a message for the FM Radio Sehat Zindagi. He stated that launching of FM Radio was an appreciable step of the Health department. The people can be provided awareness to prevent themselves from various diseases and undergo their treatment through the FM Radio. He stated that the specialists from various medical departments should be invited on the FM Radio and the people should be provided awareness with regard to health issues and their cure.

Mohsin Naqvi underscored that FM Radio will prove to be a beneficial project in the health sector. He maintained that the standard of radio industry has definitely declined but FM Radio is listened even today. The broadcast of FM Radio ‘Sehat Zindagi’ can be listened within approximately 50km range of Lahore.

The provincial minister and secretary for P&SHC deserve congratulations on the successful launching of FM Radio ‘Sehat Zindagi’. The health department can make an effective awareness campaign through the platform of FM Radio. Secretary Health despite having scarce resources has launched an excellent project. The FM Radio has to only focus on the programmes relating to the health sector.

Mohsin Naqvi apprised that various hospitals were upgraded in a short span of time while the upgradation of few other hospitals were in their final phases of completion.

The hospitals which have not been upgraded yet, will be upgraded in the next phase. The chief minister stated that we have provided non-available facilities in the hospitals. We will arrange new operation theatres, MRI machines and other facilities in collaboration with the private sector. Mohsin Naqvi also inaugurated HRIMS, ORIM and HIDU. The chief minister also inaugurated the van especially being prepared for the video link along with the coaster project.

Provincial Minister for P&SHC Dr Jamal Nasir, Chief Secretary, Secretary C&W, Secretary Health and officials concerned were also present on the occasion.

Inspects work on Mazar Bibi Pak Daman: A new route from the Empress Road will be built for the facilitation of visitors to the Mazar Bibi Pak Daman.

The chief minister visited the project late at night, reviewed the progress being made on the construction of the road to link the Mazar Bibi Pak Daman with the Empress Road. Mohsin Naqvi inspected the allocated site for car parking along with the construction of a new road. He also inspected the construction activities from the Empress Road up to the Mazar along with removing the building structure causing obstruction during the construction work. Mohsin Naqvi ordered removing the remaining structure at the earliest. He directed to expeditiously move forward the road construction work along with removing the structure.

The CM apprised that the visitors would be provided easy access to the Mazar with the construction of 20 feet wide road up to the Empress Road. More space is being allocated for the parking of vehicles so as to provide facilitation to the visitors. Secretary C&W gave a briefing on progress being made on the project. Officials of C&W, LDA, IDAP and administrative officials concerned were also present on the occasion.