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CM Usman Buzdar announces to set up universities and colleges phase-wise in Punjab

CM Usman Buzdar announces to set up universities and colleges phase-wise in Punjab
January 27, 2021

LAHORE (92 News) – Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has announced to establish universities and colleges phase-wise across the province.

Addressing a ceremony after inaugurating an anti-typhoid campaign on Wednesday, he said that they were working on emergency basis in the health sector. "It is top priority of thee government to give a relief to the masses," he added.

He said that it was the first government which was working child-mother healthcare. "The ambit of Sehat Sahulat Card has been extended to 36 districts in the province," he added.

The Punjab chief minister said that a huge amount of Rs eight billion is being spent to upgrade hospitals in eight districts, including Attock, Chiniot, DG Khan, Mianwali, Jhang, Kasur, Lodhran and Rajanpur.

He said that the government had spent Rs 14 billion on the treatment and medicines of the coronavirus patients.

Punjab Health Minister Yasmin Rashid, Punjab Minister for Schools Murad Raas, Adviser to CM on Health Hanif Pitafi and Special Assistant to the Chief Minister on Information Firdous Ashiq were also present.