35 students of APS Peshawar being treated in Lahore hospitals

LAHORE: Around 35 students belonging to Army Public School Peshawar are being treated in different hospitals of Lahore, On the direction of Chief Minister Punjab Mohammad Shahbaz Sharif.

Advisor to Chief Minister on Health Kh. Salman Rafique was personally monitoring all the arrangements and he met the parents and children of APS here on Tuesday. On this occasion Medical Superintendent Mayo Hospital Dr. Amjad Shahzad was also present.

Kh. Salman Rafique informed that children had been divided into different groups according to their disease and the professors and senior doctors of the concerned specialties had been given assignment. He further said that the specialist doctors who had started treatment of 23 children of APS were included the specialists of ENT, plastic surgery, Peads neurosurgery, orthopedic, psychiatry and physiotherapy.

Kh. Salman Rafique said that incident of APS, Peshawar was a National tragedy and the treatment and rehabilitation of these children was a national responsibility.

He said that Punjab government would fulfil its national responsibility by providing best treatment facilities to these children. He said that boarding and lodging facilities were also being provided by the government to the children and their parents. on this occasion, the children and their parents thanked the Chief Minister Mohammad Shahbaz Sharif and the Punjab government for providing treatment facilities and the hospitality extended to them. They expressed their satisfaction over the arrangements made by the government.