Category Archives: Medical/Health Care

Govt believes in progress and prosperity of all parts of province on equal footing: Governor Balochistan

Governor Balochistan Mohammad Khan Achakzai says the present government believes in progress and prosperity of all parts of the province on equal footing.

Talking to a delegation led by MPA Arfa Siddiq in Quetta on Tuesday the Governor said the government is taking special measures for provision of education, health and clean drinking water facilities to the people.

Source: Radio Pakistan

20 killed in road accident near Khairpur

At least 20 people were killed and two injured in a road accident near Khairpur on Monday morning.

The accident took place when a truck fell on a passenger van near Shah Hussain bypass.

The injured were shifted to Khairpur hospital.

Sindh Governor Mohammad Zubair has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the traffic accident.

He also commiserated with the bereaved families and directed to provide best possible medical treatment to the injured.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Country’s economy thriving due to prudent economic policies of govt: CM Punjab

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says economy of the country is thriving due to prudent economic policies of the government.

In a statement in Lahore on Saturday, he said international monitory institutions have also acknowledged the economic boom of Pakistan.

He said the elements that do the politics of sit-ins are wasting the precious time of the nation and hampering the national development.

Source: Radio Pakistan

EXPANSIONIST DESIGNS OF INDIA GREAT THREAT TO PEACE IN REGION: AJK PM

AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan has said that expansionist designs of India are great threat to the peace in the region.

In a statement in Muzaffarabad on Friday, he said India has turned Line of Control into a no go area for civilian population.

The AJK Prime Minister urged the international human rights organizations to take serious notice of the Indian ceasefire violation at Line of Control in which civilian population are being targeted on daily basis.

He said India wants to push civilian population back from Line of Control but they will never succeed in its evil designs.

The AJK Prime Minister has directed all the relevant departments to provide health and other facilities to the people living on Line of Control.

He said the compensation for the martyrs of LoC and injured have already been enhanced. The victims would also be compensated for their damaged properties.

Source: Radio Pakistan

POLIO SUCCESSFULLY ERADICATED FROM FATA

The government has succeeded in eradication of polio from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).

According to a spokesman of FATA Health Department Aqeel Ahmad Khan, not a single polio case has been reported in tribal areas this year.

Two polio cases were reported in South Waziristan Agency in July last year.

The spokesman said ninety-seven percent children upto five years of age are being regularly administered anti-polio vaccine to eliminate the disease on permanent basis.

Source: Radio Pakistan

KHARLAACHI CROSSING POINT AT PAK-AFGHAN BORDER REOPENED FOR TRAFFIC

In Kurram Agency, Kharlaachi crossing point at Pak-Afghan border has been reopened for traffic.

According to the Political Administration of Kurram Agency, Kharlachi crossing point was closed for traffic due to a terrorist attack on 15th of last month.

Source: Radio Pakistan