Lahore : Sardar Usman Buzdar visited the Tehsil Headquarters Hospital Mian Channu on Tuesday. He inspected different wards and inquired the patients about the medical facilities available in the hospital. He took notice of the complaints raised by some patients with regard to treatment facilities and asked the doctors to immediately resolve them. The chief minister said that he has made his first visit to a hospital and added that hospitals will be transformed as healing centers and the wave of change will be visible in hospitals as well. In the new Pakistan of Imran Khan, the dilapidated conditions of the hospitals will be improved and a system will be introduced so that patients could be provided quality healthcare facilities, he added. Patient’s complaints with regard to their treatment should be resolved, he further said. Lazy attitude will not help anymore and everybody will have to show performance. Similarly, patients’ complaints about treatment should be immediately resolved and I will again visit it, he further said.
The chief minister also inspected emergency ward, OPD and other wards of the hospital. He ordered to make functional the dialysis machines within 15 days positively. It is regrettable that medical equipment is available but there is no arrangement to operate it. I will not allow the resources of the nation to be wasted like this, he said and directed that immediate steps should be taken to operate the dialysis machines. He also directed to fulfill the shortage of consultant in the hospital within one month and announced that funds will be allocated in the budget for the establishment of a trauma center in this hospital.
Later, chief minister Usman Buzdar visited Fazal Begum Welfare Trust Hospital situated in the suburban area of Mohsinwal and inspected its different sections. The owner of the hospital Rana Muhammad Khan announced to donate the institution to the punjab government and said that he has been much impressed by Sardar Usman Buzdar. I desire that this institution should be operated by the punjab government. I will continue to provide 20 to 25 lakh rupees to the hospital every year. Similarly, I also handover the school to the punjab government for serving the masses, he added. The chief minister said that people serving the ailing humanity are immensely rewarded and added that necessary steps will be taken to run the Fazal Begum Welfare Trust Hospital.
Earlier, chief minister visited the shrine of Hazrat Baba Farid-uddin Gunj Shakar (RA) in Pakpattan and laid the floral wreath there. He offered Fateha and prayed for public welfare and development and prosperity of the country. He also offeredNawafil at the shrine. Meanwhile, Sardar Usman Buzdar met with the parliamentarians of PTI at Canal Rest House Pakpattan and exchanged views on different matters. Talking on the occasion, the chief minister said that we all have to work like a team to help build the new Pakistan of prime minister Imran Khan. You are part of my team and we will work tirelessly for solving the problems of the people. It is my message that you all should keep a close liaison with the people and make every effort to solve their problems. The process of change has started and by the grace of Almighty Allah, we will catalyze change and I will continue to visit this area in future as well, concluded the chief minister.