He also reviewed modern treatment facilities provided at the hospital and visited the building. The chief minister also went to modern filter clinic (Emergency) and saw its different sections as well as talked to doctors and paramedical staff.
Later, he inspected center for rehabilitation of the disabled and appreciated the treatment facilities for the patients facing physical disability. He also inspected modern lab, wards, X-ray room, mother and child health clinic and other medical facilities in the main building of the hospital.
Talking to the staff, the chief minister said this splendid hospital had been set up to provide quality healthcare to people and he was pleased that the staff of the hospital was alert and polite while there was an excellent system of cleanliness in the hospital.
Addressing a function after inauguration of the hospital, Shehbaz Sharif said the 60-bed hospital had been completed in two years and latest treatment facilities had been provided to patients. He said free treatment and medicines would be provided to patients while the bed capacity of the hospital will be increased to 100 beds in future.
The chief minister said the hospital was a precious gift for residents of Bedian and a computerized system had been introduced for inventory control. He said the hospital will be run on the patron of Recep Tayyip Erdogan Trust Hospital Muzaffargarh and he was confident that the head of the Indus Hospital Dr Faisal Bari and his team will operate the hospital in a professional manner.
He said it was time for practical efforts and the golden principles of honesty and hard work will be adopted to make Pakistan an Islamic welfare state.
The chief minister said measures were being taken speedily under the leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif for the improvement of economic and social sectors.
Therefore, he said, work was in progress expeditiously on several projects in energy, infrastructure and transport sectors under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
The chief minister thanked President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Trust Hospital Muzaffargarh Mian Muhammad Ahsan, head of Indus Hospital Dr Faisal Bari and International Red Cross on the provision of modern treatment facilities in the hospital.
He also felicitated Christian employees working in the hospital on Christmas and said that Punjab government shared their joys.
Advisor on Health Kh Salman Rafiq, Assembly Members, newly-elected local bodies representatives, Secretary Health, Commissioner Lahore Division and concerned officers were also present.