By Ashrafuddin Pirzada
LANDIKOTAL: Member of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly and Balochistan Awami Party(BAP)leader Baseerat Khan Shinwari paid surprise visit of district headquarters hospital and government girls higher secondary school in Landikotal on Monday.
Baseerat Khan Shinwari met with doctor Muhammad Khan and lady doctor Perveen Nisar. She inspected several departments including labour room,EPI section,emergency department and Out Patient Departments. It was the firstever female parliamentarian visit to the hospital where doctors and health staff warmly welcomed Baseerat Khan Shinwari.She asso met with several patients and asked about the health facilities being provided in the DHQ hospital.
The health staff briefed MPA about the current situation and needs of the hospital. She was told that the hospital is facing shortage of life saving drugs,lake of sufficiant funds and need modren equipments to provide best life saving facilities in the hospital.
Baseerat Khan directed the health staff that within the available resources ensure that every patient get proper medical treatment in the hospital.She told the staff the she would meet the Tesco officials so that help resolve electricity and water crises in the hospital.
The parliamemtarian lauded the role of health staff and said she would soon meet with Chief Minister Mehmood Khan to arrange the missing health facilities in the hospital.She also pledged that she would raise voice at the assembly floor for the people of Landikotal who deserve.
Meabwhile, Baseerat also visited the govt girls higher secondary school in Landikotal where she met with students and staff. She urged the teachers to impart their due role to increase girls education ratio.
Residents and patients thanked Baseerat Khan for her visit to Landikotal hospital and interest to provide best possible facilities to patients and health staff.