MUZAFFARABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said the government was determined to end poverty, disease, ignorance and unemployment in the country.
“National Health Scheme aimed at providing free treatment to the poor is part of the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) manifesto,” he said while launching National Health Programme for Azad Kashmir in Muzaffarabad.
He said the scheme will be extended to all parts of the country. Nawaz Sharif said Ittefaq Hospital and Sharif Medical Complex in Lahore are providing free of cost treatment to the poor. The Prime Minister announced 100 million rupees as grant and two buses for Mirwaiz Medical College Muzaffarabad.
He also distributed health cards among the needy people. On this occasion, the AJK Health Minister Sardar Qamar Zaman welcomed launch of the scheme in the liberated territory.