CM Usman Buzdar announces to set up cardiac centre in Sahiwal
SAHIWAL (92 News) – Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Monday visited Sahiwal, Depalpur and Chishtian to inspect the arrangements for coronavirus patients as well as wheat procurement. The chief minister inaugurated corona emergency department at DHQ Hospital, Sahiwal. Talking to the media, he announced to set up a cardiac centre in Sahiwal as medical facilities for heart patients are not available in DHQ hospital. “A children hospital will also be set up in the district and work will be started in the next financial year. 705 coronavirus patients, out of total 4,111, have recovered in Punjab and the Health Department has been given Rs 14 billion to deal with the pandemic. Rs 620 million is also given to set up the divisional level labs,” he added. The chief minister said that over 830,000 gunny bags have been issued for wheat procurement and Rs 22.75 billion have been distributed under the financial aid programme of the government. “In line with the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan, various facilities are being arranged for the construction sector in Punjab. For this, he disclosed that the stamp act is being amended and approval will be received from Punjab cabinet. Similarly, anti-hoarding ordinance 2020 is being issued and it would also be got approved from the cabinet.” Usman Buzdar said that journalist colonies will be established at the divisional level and instruction has also been issued in this regard. He also inspected the corona control room in DC office besides chairing a meeting at the Circuit House to review different arrangements. Later, the CM also visited THQ Hospital Depalpur to inspect the isolation wards for coronavirus patients and a dialysis centre. He also directed the police to efficiently work for the protection of life and property of the people. He announced an early start of revamping of Okara-Depalpur Road. Chief Minister Usman Buzdar visited Chishtian tehsil to inspect aid distribution under Ehsaas Kafalat Programme. He inquired the women about the facilities who expressed their satisfaction over the arrangements and maintained that aid has been transparently given to them. He also planted a sapling in Daanish School Chishtian and chaired a meeting.