ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Prime Minister’s Special Assistant for Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza has said that under the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government’s Sehat Sahulat Program, the facility of Sehat Insaf Card has been provided to the needy persons in 43 districts of the Country.
In a Press Conference along with the Special Assistant on Overseas Pakistanis Syed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari in Islamabad on Saturday, Dr Zafar Mirza said that the federal government has now also decided to provide health insurance to the families of the new overseas protected labour from October 15, 2019.
Dr Zafar Mirza said that the overseas Pakistanis, who have already been living abroad, can also become its part by paying premium. He said that all the diseases for which a patient needs to be admitted to a hospital will be treated under this health cover with the expenditures up to 720,000 in a year.
Zulfikar Bukhari said the Pakistanis, who go abroad for labour, remain worried about their families; therefore, the state of Pakistan has taken responsibility of health facility to their family members.
The Special Assistant on Overseas Pakistanis said that the Independence Day is being observed as Kashmir Solidarity Day and August 15 as Black Day to express solidarity with Kashmiris in the Indian Occupied Kashmir. He said that he himself will participate in protest demonstration in front of Indian High Commission in London.