MUZAFFARGARH, (Muzaffargarh.City – 21st Feb, 2018 ) :Provincial health minister Khawaja Salman Rafiq on Wednesday ordered the completion of Recep Tayyip Erdogan hospital extension project by Mar 17 so that it could be inaugurated by the Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Mar 23, The Pakistan Day.
During a visit to Recep Tayyip Erdogan Hospital to review the pace of progress on its extension, Salman Rafiq said that the completion of this project would be a milestone in government’s ongoing efforts to make modern health facilities available in rural areas of southern Punjab.
He ordered the contractor to increase the manpower engaged in the execution of the project and make them work day and night to ensure its completion by Mart 17. Officials informed the minister that 85 per cent of furniture and machinery has reached the hospital and their installation was in progress.
They said that machinery installation would complete within a week following which the hospital would be handed over to Indus Hospital management. They said that facilities including MRI machine, CT-Scan, latest X-Ray and Ultrasonography machine, modern laboratory, operation theatres equipped with modern machinery, OPD and 230 beds were available.
Indus hospital management has completed recruitment of doctors and other staff who can join duty on a short notice. Earlier, Khawaja Salman Rafiq visited different parts of the hospital and expressed satisfaction on the pace of progress. Commissioner DG Khan Ahmad Ali Kamboh, and DC Muzaffargarh Muhammad Saif Anwar were also present.