Punjab ‘on way to best healthcare’

Punjab government is committed to providing excellent healthcare facilities to masses, says health minister

APP November 05, 2017

LAHORE: Punjab Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education (SH&ME) Minister Khawaja Salman Rafique has said that Punjab government was committed to providing excellent healthcare facilities to masses under the leadership of Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif.

He expressed these views while heading a Punjab government's delegation at successful holding of road-show at DEIK (Foreign Economic Relations Board) Turkey which was attended by Atilla D Yerlikaya, Dr Cihan Genco Cetinkanat, Dr Hasan Kus, Deik Public Private Partnership (PPP) Committee apart from renowned health specialists and businessmen, according to a handout issued on Saturday.

SH&ME Secretary Najam Ahmed Shah gave a detailed presentation to the delegates and highlighted the reform agenda being pursued by the Specialised HealthCare and Medical Education Department. He emphasised the need to steer the health system in partnership with private sector.

At present, a five-member delegation of Punjab government was visiting Turkey to conduct road-shows for PPP project.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 5th, 2017.


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