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Rawalpindi to have institute of cardiology & Urology.

LAHORE , March 03, 2010 (Frontier Star ): Under the directions of Chief Minister Mohammad Shahbaz Sharif to provide maximum health facilities to the public, 2 new projects, Institute of Cardiology and Institute of Urology & Transplantation would be established in Rawalpindi at a total cost of Rs. 5639.832 millions. According to handout issued here Director General Public Relations here on Wednesday, it was informed in a meeting chaired by the Secretary Health Punjab, Fawad Hassan Fawad. Special Secretary Health Muhammad Abdullah Khan Sumbal, Addl. Secretary Health (Dev) Khalid Salman, Addl. Secretary Health (Tech) Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad Sulehriya and other senior officers attended the meeting. It was told that the project of Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology would cost Rs. 2611.777 million. Technical and financial studies of this project have been completed and the proposals have also been received on 15th February 2010. This project has been included in the ADP of current fiscal year for which an amount of Rs. 500 million has been allocated. Moreover, Rawalpindi Institute of Urology and Transplantation has also been included in the current ADP, it would cost Rs. 3028.055 million and Rs. 100 million have been allocated for current fiscal year out of which Rs. 10 million have been released whereas, Rs. 90 million would be released by the Finance Department. Fawad Hassan Fawad told that Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology and Institute of Urology would not only cater the needs of the people of northern and central Punjab but it would also provide health cover for the people of Azad Kashmir and adjoining areas of NWFP which would strengthen the national unity.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Mar 3, 2010
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