Poor people won’t have to sell belongings for health care, says PM Nawaz Sharif

31 Dec, 2015 1:11 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has on Thursday said that now the poor people would not have to sell their belongings for health care.

Addressing the launching ceremony of Prime Minister’s National Health Insurance Program in Islamabad, Nawaz Sharif said it is the responsibility of the provinces to provide health care facilities to the people.

He said that now there will not be distinction between rich and poor for providing treatment, while the poor people would not have to sell their belongings for medical assistance.

The prime minister said that the people sell their assets for health care, adding that now a person will not have to borrow money for treatment.


He said that his daughter Mariam Nawaz Sharif personally took interest in health programs, adding that the government knew about lack of public health facilities.




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