On Thursday, Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid said the government is standing with the doctors who were beaten by lawyers.
The minister presided over a meeting at the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) in Lahore which was attended by Dr. Asif Tufail Punjab Specialized Healthcare and Medical Educational Additional Secretary Development, Dr. Saqib Shafi PIC chief Professor, PIC MS Dr. Muhammad Ameer and other faculty members.
Dr. Yasmin Rashid analyzed all the assault at the institution and assure that strict actions would be taken against the lawyers who created all the havoc, damaged vehicles and halted treatment facilities at the PIC.
She announced that government will give financial supports after estimating the damage of doctors’ cars and official properties. She commented, no one would be allowed to stop treatment facilities and destroy peace at the hospital.
Dr. Yasmin Rashid condemned the lawyers’ attack at the PIC and said they challenged the writ of government. Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has also issued strict orders to take action against the violent lawyers, she told.
Health Minister promised to take the culprits to their logical end and said she was also tortured during the violent protest among other ministers.