Institute of Cardiology in Peshawar has been inaugurated by the Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday and congratulated the Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for completing this project despite financial constraints amidst Covid-19. He directed for maintaining high standard of facilities at the institute.
According to media reports, the Prime Minister said while speaking at the inaugural ceremony that the institute will provide quality medical treatment to heart patients in the region.
Imran Khan further stated that the poor people who cannot afford treatment of heart diseases at private hospitals will now have best medical facilities at this Cardiac Institute.
“KP government’s universal health insurance is another important initiative in terms of provision of health coverage to the people of the province, particularly the deserving families,” he said.
The Premier has said that the Sehat Insaf Card scheme of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) government will contribute greatly for ensuring health facilities to the deserving families. He said the health card gives the poor man a confidence of having facility of free medical treatment at any hospital.
“The private sector is being facilitated and encouraged to construct hospitals,” he added.
On the occasion, the Prime Minister said even today, referring to the anniversary of the APS tragedy, we are saddened and grieved over the terrorist incident.
PM Imran Khan added that the nation turned united after the APS tragedy and it defeated terrorism.