Lahore: Provincial Minister for Law Rana Sanaullah Khan has said that Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has taken a number of steps for the uplift of medical sector, provision of latest healthcare facilities to the people and improvement of service structure of paramedical staff despite limited resources.
He expressed these views while addressing a ceremony arranged by Punjab Paramedics Alliance at Faisalabad Institute of Cardiology (FIC). Chairman Board of Management Asim Khursheed, Medical Superintendent, Director Zahid Malik, Secretary General Anees-ur-Rehman, President Association Mian Mehmoob Hussain, Executive Director Raja Pervaiz Akhtar, Chairman FIC Association Syed Mujahid Ali Shah, Provincial Chairman Malik Munir Ahmed, Provincial President Malik Yousaf Awan besides employees, Muslim League officer-bearers and workers were present in large numbers. Rana Sanaullah said that doctors and paramedical staff deserve more economic benefit and incentives with regard to their services and hard work but due to serious financial constraints, Punjab government is making efforts for hundred percent solution of their problems. He said that first time in the history of the country service structure has been given to paramedical staff from scale 5 to 17 while Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has also constituted a committee for the service structure of grade four employees which will submit its report to Chief Minister after completing its recommendations and its implementation will be ensured. He said that Health Risk Allowance of Rs. 1500 per month has been approved for the employees of grade-4 while other incentives for them are under consideration. Other speakers while addressing the ceremony paid tributes to Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif for taking steps for the improvement of service structure of paramedical staff. They also thanked Provincial Minister Rana Sanaullah for his participation in the ceremony.