CM Maryam announces establishment of first public cancer hospital in Punjab

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz today announced the establishment of the first public cancer hospital in the province.

She made this announcement while reviewing the proposed site of the first public cancer hospital near Valencia Town in Lahore. On the occasion, the Punjab Chief Minister was briefed about the proposed site of the cancer hospital.

Speaking on this occasion, Maryam said that the Punjab government will bring in the best doctors and the latest machinery for treating patients at the cancer hospital.

Maryam visited the proposed site of the cancer hospital near Valencia Town. She issued direction for inviting the best specialized doctors from around the world for the proposed cancer hospital. She also issued instructions for building of a hotel for people attending the cancer patients.

CM Maryam said a government hospital will be built in Punjab for the treatment of cancer patients.

She said cancer patients will be treated free of cost in the first government hospital of Punjab. She said highly qualified best doctors and state-of-the-art latest machinery will be available in the healthcare facility.

On this occasion, former senator Pervez Rasheed, members of assembly Khawaja Salman Rafiq, Khawaja Imran Nazir, Sania Ashiq and Dr Adnan were also with Maryam Nawaz.

Punjab chief secretary, SMBOR, C and W and cooperative secretaries, Lahore DC and commissioner and other relevant officials were also present on this occasion along with Punjab CM Maryam Nawaz.