Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that improvement of public health facilities is included in our priorities and all out resources are being utilized for this purpose. He said that implementation on a big programme of reforms in health sector is continuing which is leaving a positive impact on the uplift of health sector. He said that Cuba has achieved marvelous successes in the public health sector due to hard work and expertise and Punjab government wants to benefit from expertise of Cuba in health sector.
He expressed these views while talking to a delegation of Cuban experts in health sector led by Cuban Ambassador Jesus Zenen Buergo Concepcion called on him, here today.
The Chief Minister said that Cuba has done an excellent work for the improvement of health sector and proved its worth in health sector throughout the world. He said that Punjab government is ready to benefit from Cuban performance and expertise regarding public health.
He said that Punjab government will benefit from Cuban model for the improvement of public health within its resources. He said that Cuban experts should evolve a practicable and durable model for bringing improvement in health sector of Punjab. He said that in the light of final recommendations, the scope of feasible model can be expanded throughout Punjab. He said that Cuban model regarding improvement in health sector is appreciable.
Cuban experts in health sector said that Punjab government under the leadership of Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif is determined to improve health sector and said that they will promote cooperation with Punjab government in health sector.
Provincial Ministers Rana Sanaullah, Dr. Ayesha Ghaus Pasha, Advisor Health Khawaja Salman Rafique, Awais Leghari MNA, Parliamentary Secretary Khawaja Imran Nazir, Members Provincial Assembly Mehmood Qadir Leghari, Dr. Nadia Aziz, Qazi Adnan Farid, concerned secretaries, senior officials and Pakistani ambassador designate for Cuba Kamran Shafi were also present on the occasion.