CHAKWAL, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the government will ensure Universal Health Coverage in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by the end of next year under the Health Card Scheme.
While addressing a Ceremony in Chakwal on Saturday after performing ground-breaking of various development projects including Chakwal University, a 500-bed hospital, a Law College, and the Ring Road, the prime minister said that by next year, every family in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will have Health Card, enabling them to get free medical treatment up to Rs 1,000,000 in any hospital of the Country.
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The prime minister said that the government plans to build a Health System that will ensure the basic health facility across the Country. He said that the Private Sector is being encouraged and facilitated to establish hospitals.
Underlining the importance of education for the overall development of the Country, Imran Khan said that the government that plans for the next generations focuses on education. He said that the Country will grow fast if its youth is equipped with education and technological skills.
Imran Khan said that vowed to make the government’s Ehsaas Program the best poverty alleviation program in the world. He said that he is going to launch another program aimed at ensuring that no citizen sleeps hungry.
The prime minister said that a revolutionary local government system will be introduced that will empower people at the grassroots level.