ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar Ul Haq Kakar has expressed deep concern over the unwarranted delays in completion of project titled “Replace and Upgradation of HVAC Plant Room Equipments and Allied Works at PIMS, Islamabad”.
After showing dissatisfaction over the reports from the Ministry of Housing and Works and Ministry of National Health Services Regulations and Coordination regarding the delays in completion of the project the has been sent to Prime Minister’s Inspection Commission (PMIC) for ensuring effective supervision of the project.
The Chairman PMIC Brig. (retd) Muzaffar Ali Ranjha assigned the task to inquiry team headed by the Member PMIC Zahir Shah for vigorously persuading the project and its completion at the earliest.
The team comprised of Member Zahir Shah, Co-opted Member Safdar Ali, Director Muhammad Saleh Narejo and Assistant Director PMIC Ahmed Waseem visited PIMS on December 05 2023 and inspected the ongoing work of the HVAC regarding installation of the centrally air conditioning of the whole buildings of PIMS.
The administration of RIMS, the officers of PWD and Contractors were present during the inspection.
The team observed the progress made by the contractors and Pak PWD in the light of directions were given on November 24, 2023 during the visit of PMIT and subsequently meeting held at PMIC, Prime Minister’s Office, Islamabad on December 04, 2023 regarding progress report submitted and discussed at length with representatives of Ministry of Planning, Development & Special Initiatives, Ministry of Housing & Works, Pak PWD, PIMS and contractor. Directions were given during the visit for speedy and effective completion of the project with deadlines which has been significantly delayed.
The PMIC team has stressed for completion of the project before December 20, 2023 and accordingly Chairman, PMIC will visit the PIMS Hospital’s instant project on December 15, 2023.
A progress report may be made and will also be submitted to the Prime Minister’s Office in this regard.