Turkish delegation calls on CM Shehbaz

LAHORE: A high-level delegation of a renowned group of Turkey associated with the health sector called on Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif.

The group has expressed interest in making investment in health sector of Punjab.

Speaking on the occasion, Shehbaz Sharif said the cooperation of Turkey to improve the standards of the health sector was praiseworthy and for further improvement in the health sector we need to work jointly at the fast pace.

He said the Punjab government had introduced several reforms in the health sector and the main objective of these reforms was to provide the best medical facilities to the common man.

He said no hindrance would be allowed to block our destination of providing best medical facilities to the common man and we have to move forward at the fast pace and we will continuing moving.

He said modern healthcare system would be introduced to replace the old healthcare system, adding the people will have confidence in that healthcare system and patients will get facilities and the Turkish cooperation for this purpose will be fruitful. He said Turkey has always cooperated with Pakistan and we welcome Turkish cooperation to improve healthcare system.

Chairman Turkish Group Mehmet Dal said “we will be pleased to serve the people of Pakistan and we are coming to Punjab not to do business but to serve the people, adding we have brotherly relationships with Pakistan”.

Provincial Ministers Khwaja Salman Rafique, Khwaja Imran Nazaeer, Chief Minister Advisor Dr Umer Saif, Chief Secretary, President Board of Governors of Pakistan Kidney and Transplant Institute Dr. Saeed Akhtar, Chairman P&D, secretaries health and other concerning officials were also present.