Lahore:Pakistan Muslim League-N leader, Senator Pervaiz Rashid has said that the salaries and incentives of young doctors in Punjab are higher than other provinces. He said that doctors have made it a practice to hold talk with the government at gunpoint but this culture will not be tolerated at all cost.
Senator Pervaiz Rashid, while commenting upon the ongoing strike of young doctors in government hospitals, said that doctors want to fight their war by holding the patients hostage. He said that talks will not be held with the doctors till calling off strike by them. Senator Pervaiz Rashid said that they should raise slogans against the Chief Minister, talk against him and we will not mind it but if they will pressurize us for talks by holding the patients hostage, this culture will not be tolerated.
Senator Pervaiz Rashid said that the culprit of kidnapping for ransom also takes care of the health of the abductee but these doctors are callous than the abductors. He said that the provincial government has completed all arrangements and we will not let the routines of the hospitals affected in any case. He said that services of doctors of Pak Army have been hired for providing treatment to the patients and new doctors are also being recruited. He reiterated that emergencies, OPDs and hospitals will be kept open so that treatment could be provided to the patients.