Nawaz Sharif favours doctor for executive post in Faisalabad

Published: May 28, 2011
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The doctor is likely to get half a million rupees as salary which is seven times more than what his seniors are getting. PHOTO: AFP

The doctor is likely to get half a million rupees as salary which is seven times more than what his seniors are getting. PHOTO: AFP

FAISALABAD: The doctor who rendered his services during the pre and post-operation stay of Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif at Hospital in London is set to take up the post of ‘chief executive’ at the Faisalabad Institute of Cardiology, reported Express 24/7 on Saturday.

Sources have said that Dr Humayun Iqbal, who was treating Sharif during his heart surgery, has been picked by for a post that does not exist at the moment. A Board of Management has been formed urgently to accommodate Iqbal.

The doctor is expected to receive half a million rupees as salary, which is reported to be seven times more than his seniors. A former project director was conducting the affairs of the institute at Rs 70,000 per month.

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Reader Comments (6)

  • AJK
    May 28, 2011 - 9:20PM

    Everyone knows Paksitan was almost corruption free before entry of Sharifs in politics.Recommend

  • FARRUKH MUSHTAQ CHAUDHRY
    May 28, 2011 - 10:02PM

    Dr Humayn get reward of rendering services to a big political personality @ public funds. unfortunately merit is always neglected in selections… Recommend

  • FARRUKH MUSHTAQ CHAUDHRY
    May 28, 2011 - 10:13PM

    A gift from Nawaz Sharif to his Physician at cost of Public Funds and ignoring merit Recommend

  • Syed Hussain Jafri
    May 29, 2011 - 12:57AM

    This doctor made a mistake and whole nation will now pay for his mistake.Recommend

  • Dr Khan
    May 29, 2011 - 2:35AM

    Getting treated on people’s taxes. How knavish!Recommend

  • Boota from Pakistan
    May 29, 2011 - 12:55PM

    That’s peanuts for a cardiologist who is working in UK. Only a mad man can make such a move. Aray bhai Cardiologist Western world main 1 million dollar/year easily bana laita hai……
    Boss bannay ka shauk hai tau aur baat hai but Pakistan main kaam kar kay lag pata jai ga.Recommend

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