Doctors reject deadline, continue strike

The protesting doctors on Monday threatened to widen the scope of their strike by suspending private practice, including hospitals, if their demands were not met.

Addressing a press conference organized by the Pakistan Medical Association and the Young Doctors Association, they urged the Chief Justice of Pakistan to take suo moto notice of their case.

PMA President Dr Shahid Rao and General Secretary Kashif Chisti condemned the removal of 60 doctors and notices to many. They expressed their resolve to fight for their rights despite alleged intimidation by the government.