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Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi inaugurates PKLI Bone Marrow Transplant Unit 

Lahore, October 14, 2022 (PPI-OT):Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi said that let Rana Sanaullah come to Punjab then he will come to know his worth adding that Rana Sanaullah will find no place to flee in the Model Town case. CM while talking with the media after the inauguration of Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at Pakistan Kidney and Liver Transplant Institute (PKLI) said that Shehbaz Sharif did not functionalize the hospital being made by us adding that Shehbaz Sharif did not do any work on the institutions being made by us for the sake of his ego.

We did not stop these institutions and have also run the PKLI. Shehbaz Sharif ruined the health sector during his tenure. Shehbaz Sharif destroyed every sector for 15 years. CM Parvez Elahi said that with the single call of long march the whole PDM and the Sharif family become afraid. “I say that Shehbaz Sharif should tender his resignation now and go home.” Chaudhry Parvez Elahi apprised that he remained united with Nawaz Sharif for 22 years and knows them through and through.

He said that the opposition should first complete its numbers in the Punjab Assembly and when session will be summoned then the opposition members will have to show their 186 members. He stated that the opposition should first show their 186 members and when the opposition members will show their strength then their members will be reduced to half.

CM said that the Sharif’s had staged a big drama that Shehbaz Sharif would deliver. Shehbaz Sharif has been badly exposed. CM further said that the federal government did not pay a single penny for the flood adding that 2. 5 billion rupees were collected due to the telethon of Imran Khan.

The Punjab government helped the flood affectees with 2. 5 billion rupees adding that all medicines in the emergency wards of Punjab have been made free. The salaries of the doctors have been doubled who deliver their duties with dedication and devotion. Earlier, the CM inaugurated Bone Marrow Transplant Unit of PKLI.

Later, the CM visited the PKLI Bone Marrow Transplant Unit. CM appreciated the Provincial Minister Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Dr. Yasmeen Rashid and the officials of Health Department for treating the Bone marrow transplant patients. CM expressed his satisfaction over the provision of latest facilities for the treatment in the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit.

CM while talking on this occasion said that he was heartily pleased over the inauguration of PKLI Bone Marrow Transplant Unit. He disclosed that Rs. 25 lac are being spent on the operation of Bone marrow transplant adding that our government will provide free treatment facility to the deserving patients of bone marrow transplant.

Bone Marrow Transplant Unit will initially consist of 17 beds. 375 kidney operations and 300 liver transplant operations have been done in the PKLI. He informed that approximately 250 liver transplant patents are being given free treatment while more than 70, 000 patients have also been given the facility of dialysis in PKLI.

The expenses of the deserving patients for getting the facility of free treatment are being paid by the Punjab government. CM said that it has always been his priority and focus to provide best treatment facilities to the people. He said that during the first tenure of his chief ministership he not only paid attention to improve the conditions of the hospitals not only in Lahore but also of the hospitals in the far-flung areas of Punjab.

CM stated that we had set up Wazirabad Institute of Cardiology but due to political opposition it remained short of doctors and medical equipment’s for many years. Now we not only made it functional again but also are going to make it 300 beds. All medicines have been provided free of cost to the patients in the emergency wards.

He said that the salaries of doctors performing their duties in the emergency wards are being increased. CM paid tributes to Dr. Yasmeen Rashid and her whole team. Provincial Minister SHC and ME Dr. Yasmeen Rashid, Secretary SHC and ME, CEO IDAP, CEO PKLI and concerned officials were also present on the occasion.

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