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CM Murad ordered the completion of 141 health departments’ appointment schemes | Instant News

KARACHI – Chief Minister (CM) Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed the health department to ensure completion of 141 sustainable development schemes launched worth Rs13.5 billion so that health care facilities start operating in every nook and corner of the province. “The COVID-19 situation has created financial constraints even though the government has prioritized the health sector so that the ongoing scheme can be finalized in the interests of the larger provincial community,” he said Monday while chairing the meeting. to review progress of the Ministry of Health’s development scheme in the CM Building. The meeting was attended by Minister of Health Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, Parliamentary Secretary of Health Qasim Siraj Soomro, Main Secretary (CS) Mumtaz Shah, Chair of P&D Mohammad Waseem, PSCM Sajid Jamal Abro, Finance Secretary Hassan Naqvi, Health Secretary Kazim Jatoi, Member of P & D Fatah Tunio, SE Building Arshad Bhutto and others.

During the meeting it was informed that the health department had 192 schemes with an allocation of Rs93,273,567 million of which Rs32,886,737 million had been used up to June 2020 and the throw-forward was Rs60,386,830 million. Of the 192 schemes, 141 are in progress of which Rs23,500 million has been allocated for the current financial year and Rs4,566,766 has been released while utilization is recorded at 36.11 percent or Rs1,648,845 million. The allocation for 141 schemes that are currently running for 2020-21 is Rs. 13,500 million, which has been released for Rs. 4,565,954 million and the utilization is 36.11 percent or Rs1,648,845 million. As the CM prioritized the completion of the ongoing schemes, no funds were spent on 51 new schemes. CM was informed that 72 schemes are likely to be completed by the end of the current financial year. Some of them are as follows: Establishment of Thalassemia Day Care Center in Dargah Jaral Shah, Larkana for Rs21,986 million, RHC in Karejha Chandio village, Naushehroferoze for Rs 65,832 million, BHU upgrade to RHC Phull, Naushehroferoze for Rs63,832 million, Increase BHC became RHC Fakir Faiz M Bilalani, Mirpurkhas amounted to Rs61,709 million, increased BHU to RHC Wahi Pandhi, Dudu amounted to Rs64,930 million, increased three BHCs to RHC in Kantio, Amrio, Veenjhniyari, Tharparkar district, increase from BHC to RHC in Janhero , Samaro and New Chhor of Umerkot. The establishment of the Sukkur Children’s Health Care Center amounting to Rs162 million, the establishment of the Center for Maternal & Child Health at Liaquat University Hospital, Jamshoro and various others. Other schemes to be completed in the following fiscal year include the establishment of a 25-bed Trauma Center at the Sindh Lyari Government General Hospital, strengthening of the Qattar Hospital, Orangi, establishment of the Gastroenterology and Neuropsychiatry Unit in NICH, Karachi, establishment of the NICVD Paeds Heart Unit, Karachi, establishment of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Liaquat University Hospital, Hyderabad and various others.


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The KMC administrator wants the fees collected from parked tankers to be used for the completion of the Zulfiqarabad Terminal | Instant News

Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has emphasized the need to collect fees from oil tankers parked at the Zulfiqarabad Oil Terminal and use the proceeds for terminal completion.

To this end, KMC Administrator Laeeq Ahmed directed company officers stationed at the terminal to ensure that all oil tankers parked at the facility pay their fees.

The terminal has a capacity of 3,200 tankers but only about 400 tankers are parked here while illegal parking of oil tankers is being carried out in various areas in Karachi which creates obstacles to the flow of traffic, he said while visiting the oil terminal. on the National Highway on Saturday.

The director of the oil terminal, Raza Abbas Rizvi, Executive Engineer Rehman Shaikh and other officials were also present at the occasion.

According to a statement issued by the KMC, administrators ordered that the remaining terminal work be completed as quickly as possible so that the oil tanker parking lot in the Shirin Jinnah Colony could be diverted.

He hopes that the owners of oil tankers will cooperate with the corporation because they are given maximum facilities at the terminal.

Ahmed also provided directions for plantations at the terminal and reconstruction of roads leading to the terminal.

He was informed that the Revenue Council had handed over 200 hectares of land to KMC for the construction of a new oil terminal by removing illegal parking from Shirin Jinnah Colony and other areas there. It said KMC continued to implement the project despite a lack of funds.

“Of the 200 hectares, more than 150 hectares of land have been repaired for parking while other facilities are also provided in the remaining section,” said the administrator. He was told that a spare parts shop and other mechanical work was available at the terminal and a 54-inch wide water line was laid there with a 150,000 gallon water tank.

The administrator also visited the shop under construction and asked the shop owner about their problems.


The KMC administrator has also started a fumigation campaign in the city. He said the campaign would continue across the city for a month with the cooperation of Saylani Welfare Trust.

On Saturdays, smoking takes place at Rerhi Goth, Orangi No 5 to Sector 12, Qasba Colony, Pathan Colony and Numaish. A total of 12 vehicles participated in the campaign.

The administrator said that fumigation is necessary during the season. He stressed that it was Karachi Metropolitan Corporation’s responsibility to protect citizens from mosquitoes and germs, adding that lethargy would not be tolerated in this regard.

Ahmed said KMC would welcome all social and welfare organizations wishing to work for the city. “This is a city for all of us and every citizen must play his proper role for its development,” he said.

The KMC administrator directs the public health director to ensure that fogging is carried out in every area of ​​the city. Spraying must be done manually on narrow streets, he said.

He added that KMC is taking action for road reconstruction, repairing street lamps, building new graves and smokers, and its actions are visible on the ground, therefore civil society organizations are working with it.


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The Minister gave a deadline for hospital completion | Instant News

LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid gave a deadline until 2022 for completion of the Mother and Child Hospital in Ganga Ram here, Tuesday.

The minister visited the location of the Mother and Child Hospital under construction at Ganga Ram Hospital. Deputy Chancellor of FJMU Prof. Amir Zaman Khan, Ganga Ram Hospital MS Dr. Ehtesham ul Haq, Project Director Ejaz Shaikh and officers from the Building Department were present at the occasion. The Project Director briefs the minister on the latest progress of the project.

The minister said the Mother and Child Hospital would be completed in June 2022. In 2022, the state-of-the-art hospital will be open to the public. There is no shortage of funds for this project. We can save the lives of thousands of mothers and children with this facility, he said. The hospital’s completion is in line with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s commitment to public health. The Mother and Child Hospital will help us achieve our global health strategy targets. Deputy Chancellor of Fatima Jinnah Medical University Prof. Amir Zaman Khan is personally monitoring the progress. Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar was regularly updated on the speed of work at various mother and child hospitals, he added.

doctors join PINS: Department of Health Care & Special Medical Education has appointed assistant professors and Punjab Public Service Commission selected four senior applicants and sent them to Punjab Institute of Neuro Sciences (PINS). They have joined their service and taken over the responsibilities in their respective departments. Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood, Executive Director, Punjab Institute of Neuroscience welcomes the new doctors appointed through the PPSC. Newly appointed doctors include Assistant Professor Dr Hassan Raza while Senior Registrars include Dr Hassan Ali Khosa, Dr M Ashfaq, Dr Imran Ali and Dr Hassaan Hashmi.


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Exclusive: Brazil’s Vale, a separate state government of US $ 2 billion for disaster resolution, sources said | Instant News

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian miner Vale SA and state authorities narrowed their gap in a potential settlement deal on the Brumadinho mining disaster to 11 billion reais (US $ 2 billion) before talks broke down, someone close to the negotiations told Reuters on Friday.

The 2019 disaster in the city of Brumadinho in the state of Minas Gerais killed about 270 people when a dam broke at the Vale facility and released a burst of mining waste.

The Minas Gerais state government lowered its demand for a settlement to 40 billion reais in a meeting with Vale on Thursday, down from 54 billion reais in damages previously wanted, said the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity when negotiations closed. .

Vale offered 29 billion reais, the person said, with talks failing because of the difference.

Vale in the emailed statement did not comment on specific completion figures.

“Although the parties have not yet reached a consensus, the divergence has centered on the aspects related to the amount to be paid and the objective,” the company said.

After the unsuccessful talks on Thursday, Secretary General Minas Gerais Mateus Simões delivered an ultimatum, saying that the lawsuit would proceed on February 1 if Vale did not make any new offers.

(Reporting by Marta Nogueira; Written by Jake Spring; Editing by Leslie Adler and Marguerita Choy)


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The PM stressed the timely completion of the project for a solution to the Karachi – Pakistan problem | Instant News

Published in November 26, 2020 10:17 p.m.

Imran Khan said the damage caused by rainwater in Karachi was caused by the construction of an illegal sewer.

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday emphasized on a permanent solution to the Karachi problem and the timely completion of all projects in this regard.

He chaired a high-level meeting on the Karachi Transformation Plan, in Islamabad on Thursday.

The meeting informed that more than 100 projects were planned under the Karachi Transformation Plan to be completed at a cost of 1.117 trillion rupees. These projects have been divided into three stages in terms of completion.

On the occasion, Imran Khan said that the damage caused by rainwater in Karachi during the rainy season every year is caused by the illegal construction of waterways.

The prime minister clearly directed that alternative arrangements should be made in advance for the rightful Karachi residents before eliminating encroachment.

The meeting was attended by Federal Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, Asad Umar, Faisal Wawda, Financial Advisor Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh and Army Chief of Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

There are no additional burdens on home loan borrowers

Earlier today, the current prime minister chaired the weekly meeting of the National Coordinating Committee for Housing, Construction and Development directed that no additional burden should be placed on those who intend to secure loans in easy installments for the construction of their homes under Naya Pakistan. Housing Scheme.

Imran Khan has directed to simplify the NOC procedure and approval process for the supply of new electrical connections.

The Prime Minister said at the moment, there is no shortage of electricity in the country and therefore, there is no reason to delay the provision of new connections.

He said the government aims to provide shelter for the community, therefore simple facilities and procedures must be ensured.

PM Imran explained that as current procedures pose difficulties for the construction sector, the lengthy approval process for utility connections must be simplified.

Describing a meeting on the Pakistan Quarters housing project, which is underway, in Karachi, the Secretary for Housing and Works said 600 apartments will be built under the project.

On this occasion, the Prime Minister was directed to provide facilities to Pakistani citizens abroad, who intend to invest in Pakistan.

From the meeting it was informed that an online mechanism was being formulated for the NOCs needed to obtain new gas connections.


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