Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has flatly refused to relwease arrested Young Drs until they resume their duties peacefully. A group of senior doctors have have meeting for more than two hours on Wednesday and appealed him to release the detained doctors so they could convince the striking young doctors but he didn’t agree.
The chief minister formed a 10-member committee to review the matter while the senior doctors guaranteed to convince young doctors to call off strike.
Punjab Law Minster Rana Sanullah said that the government has directed to release all protesting doctors but those doctors will not be freed against whom the cases were registered.
On the other hand, YDA spokesperson Dr Aftab Ashraf said that the YDA has not called off strike.He said YDA will resume work in emergency wards after the release of the young doctors and withdrawal of cases against them, however, they will continue their strike at OPDs and indoor departments till the implementation of the service structure.