LAHORE: Lahore General Hospital and the Patients Welfare Society of the LGH will give Eid gifts to all patients admitted to the LGH on July 23. The idea is to share joy and happiness with patients on the eve of Eidul Fitr, Professor Anjam Habib Vohra said on Saturday. He was presiding over a meeting of the Anjuman-i-Behboodi Marizan LGH. LGH Medical Superintendent Dr Pervaiz Imtiaz, Haji Muhammad Yousaf, Aleem Malik, Sheikh Habibullah, Muhammad Aslam Malik, Social Welfare Officer Saira Rahman and office bearers of the Patient Welfare Society LGH were present at the meeting. Prof Vohra said the gift hampers will include new clothes, trinkets and other things that would help patients truly enjoy Eid. He said it was a noble gesture to share happiness and smiles with the poor and the destitute on the eve of Eid. “We should not ignore the ailing humanity while celebrating our feasts.” He added that special meals would be served to patients on Eid and on the next day. “This would help ease their homesickness I hope,” Vohra said.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 20th, 2014.