Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated Institute of Cardiology in Peshawar on Wednesday.
Speaking at the inaugural ceremony, he said the institute will provide quality medical treatment to heart patients in the region.
He said the poor people who cannot afford treatment of heart diseases at private hospitals will now have best medical facilities at this Cardiac Institute.
He congratulated the KP Chief Minister for completing this project despite financial constraints amidst Covid-19. He directed for maintaining high standard of facilities at the institute.
The Prime Minister said the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government's universal health insurance is another important initiative in terms of provision of health coverage to the people of the province, particularly the deserving families.
Imran Khan said the PTI government's Sehat Insaf Card scheme will contribute greatly for ensuring health facilities to the deserving families. He said the health card gives the poor man a confidence of having facility of free medical treatment at any hospital. He said the private sector is being facilitated and encouraged to construct hospitals.
Referring to the anniversary of the APS tragedy, the Prime Minister said even today, we are saddened and grieved over the terrorist incident.
He said the nation turned united after the APS tragedy and it defeated terrorism.