PM Shehbaz stresses ‘no politics’ on health, education projects

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif formally inaugurated various services for the patients at Urology Department of Rawalpindi Institute of Urology and Transplantation (RIUT) Hospital.
Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister appreciated the efforts of Secretary Health, Vice Chancellor and management of the Hospital for timely completing the project and ensuring state of the art health facilities for the patients.
The Prime Minister said the groundbreaking ceremony of this hospital was laid by him and sufficient funds were provided during his last tenure as Chief Minister Punjab that helped complete the various units of this hospital.
Highlighting the role of this hospital during COVID-19 pandemic, he said efforts will be made to provide modern facilities in this hospital.
Expressing regret over the steps taken by former Chief Justice Saqib Nisar and PTI chairman to undermine the health department, the Prime Minister categorically said that no one would be allowed to do politics over health and education.
He also urged all the segments of the society including political parties to stay united to serve humanity.
The Prime Minister visited various wards of the hospital and also inspected the facilities provided at different units.
He also interacted with the patients and enquired about their health and facilities they were availing at the hospital.
Earlier, the Prime Minister was briefed that the facility contains the capacity of 255 beds. It was informed that the deadline of the project was set as June 2024 while the management plans to complete it within this year.
On the occasion, PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi said as par the instructions and vision of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, free emergency services are being provided in all government sector hospitals of Rawalpindi.
He also appreciated Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s efforts for making the hospital functional in just few days.