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Najam Ahmad Shah visited surgical tower , Mayo hospital

Lahore : Secretary Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Najam Ahmad Shah visited surgical tower , Mayo hospital and reviewed the pace of construction work on the project. Addl, Secretary development Irfan Ali Khan, Chief Planning officer Abdul Haq Bhatti, Pro Vice Chancellor KEMU Prof, Qazi Saeed, Project Director Prof, Ibrar Ashraf, Project Manager PMU Mr. Ali Khan, MS Mayo Hospital Dr. Tahir Khalil, officers of C&W department and the contractors were also present on this occasion.

Secretary Health took a detail round of the under construction building which is in a final phase of its completion and inspected the finishing civil work. He directed to accelerate the pace of work to accomplish it by 30th June.

Najam Shah directed the Project Manager Ali Khan to monitor the civil work on daily basis, he also directed to hire the services of consultants for third party validation.

Secretary health director to start electrical and mechanical work after 30th June.  While talking to the media , the secretary said that speedy work is being carried out on this project for the last one year. H e said that the surgical tower is consisting of 380 beds, 16 operation theaters.

This project will be completed at a cost of Rs. 2.60 billion out of which 1500 million would be spent on medical equipment including  MRI and CT scan machines. Moreover, SNE of 1170 posts has already been approved and an addition 232 posts SNE would be approved very soon.

The project director Prof. Abrar Ashraf told that the purchase orders have been placed for the procurement of MRI, CT Scan and the vendor would supply these costly machines within  90 days.

Najam Shah directed that schedule of completion of each floor should be given and round the clock civil work must be carried to complete it by the end of June so that the state of the art surgical  tower could be operationalised within the current year.

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