LAHORE, (Muzaffargarh.City – 14th May, 2018 ) :Punjab Minister for Specialized Healthcare & Medical education Khawaja Salman Rafique has said that expansion of Tayyip Erdogan Hospital Muzaffargarh has been completed and the hospital has become 380-bed hospital costing Rs4.8 billion .
Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif would inaugurate the extended block of the hospital during the current month, the minister added. He stated this while presiding over a meeting to review the inaugural arrangements of the hospital at the site office on Monday.
Project Director Infrastructural Development Authority (IDAP) Ansur Farid, consultant Col Anees Sati, Medical Superintendent Dr Irfan, Electrical Engineer Iqbal Syed, Architect Ayesha Imtiaz and other officers attended the meeting.
Tayyip Erdogan Hospital was initially constructed by the brother country Turkey. It was 130-bed hospital which was gifted by the Turkish government to the people of Punjab. Kh Salman Rafique informed that on the direction of the Chief Minister Punjab, 250-beds had been included in the hospital and state-of-the-art building had been constructed on which 4.
8 billion rupees had been spent.
The minister further revealed that in second phase 250 more beds would be added in the hospital. He said that hospital would have MRI, CT scan and other latest diagnostic facilities. Kh Salman Rafique said that CT scan machine had been functionalized while the installation of MRI machine would also completed soon.
He said that dialysis unit had also been established in the hospital. The soft launching of the hospital has been made however, Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif would make formal inauguration during the current month.
After completion of the extension of the hospital, Tayyip Erdogan Hospital has become a state-of-the-art hospital equipped with all latest machinery and biomedical equipment. This hospital is not only providing quality healthcare facilities to the people of remote areas of southern Punjab but also a ray of hope for the people of Balochistan and Sindh who came to the hospital for their treatment, concluded the minister.