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April 7, 2020

Minister urges citizens to stay home

Lahore

April 7, 2020

LAHORE:Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid has asked the people to strictly follow social distancing and stay at homes.

The minister asked the doctors to spread this message while chairing the 17th Syndicate Meeting of the Fatima Jinnah Medical University here on Monday. Present in the meeting were Vice Chancellor Fatima Jinnah Medical University, Vice Chancellor University of Health Sciences Professor Javed Akram, Medical Superintendent Ganga Ram Hospital Dr Ihtesham, registrar and other staff members participated in the meeting.

The minister granted approval for the hiring of Assistant Professors in the Research Department of the FJWU, Assistant Professors for Sub Specialties and Super Specialties in the Gynecology Department as well as hiring of Finance consultant for the University. The minister granted approval for the Waste Management contract for Ganga Ram Hospital for 2020-21 and for the Security Company for Hospital and the University. The minister said, “Chief Minister Usman Buzdar is personally supervising the efforts to control corona. The government is undertaking daily review of the situation and devises steps accordingly.