PM Nawaz Sharif launches National Health Programme in Muzaffarabad
MUZAFFARABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that they want an end to poverty, disease, ignorance and unemployment from the country.
Addressing a gathering after launching Prime Minister’s National Health Programme for Azad Jammu and Kashmir, he said that he had seen people selling their properties for medical treatment.
The prime minister said that the government was determined to provide free treatment to the poor. “The National Health Scheme is part of the manifesto of Pakistan Muslim League and every effort will be made to provide free health cover to the needy.”
He said that 80,000 people belonging to low income group will benefit from the scheme.
He announced Rs 100 million as grant and two buses for Mirwaiz Medical College Muzaffarabad.
The prime minister also distributed health cards among the needy.
Speaking on the occasion, AJK Minister for Health Sardar Qamar Zaman welcomed launching of the scheme.
AJK President Sardar Yaqub Khan and Prime Minister Chaudhry Abdul Majeed were also present.