CM visits Aga Khan Hospital, gives compensation Cheques to injured of Abbas town blast

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, on Friday visited Aga Khan Hospital here where he inquired about the welfare of the under-treatment injured patients of Abbas Town blast.

A CM House statement said that the Deputy Speaker Sindh Assembly, Ms. Shehla Raza, former MNA and leader of Jamat-e-Islami, Muzaffar Hashmi, Senior Special Assistant to CM,  Rashid Rabbani and Special Assistant to CM, Waqar Mehdi accompanied the Chief Minister.

Syed Qaim Ali Shah inquired about the health of each injured and gave them compensation cheques of Rs one million each. In all, he gave away 26 cheques there to the injured of the Abbas Town incident.

The Chief Minister assured them that till complete recovery, all injured will be provided healthcare and treatment on government expenses.

With regard to damages to the building of Abbas Town, the Chief Minister assured that the affected buildings will be reconstructed and complete care will be taken of all  the affectees.

Sindh Chief Minister directed the Health Department and Commissioner Karachi to pay attention towards treatment and care of the injured admitted to this hospital as well as those under treatment in other hospitals.

He directed that all injured persons be handed over compensation cheques today positively.