18th Steering Committee Meeting Held at Civil Secretariat to Review Progress of Ongoing Construction of PKLIRC The 18 th Steering Committee Meeting was held on Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at Civil Secretariat, Lahore.
The meeting was held under the Co-Chairmanship of Khawaja Salman Rafique, Minister for Specialised Healthcare & Medical Education of Government of Punjab and Capt. (Retd.) Zahid Saeed Chief Secretary Punjab. Prof. Dr. Saeed Akhter, President CEO, PKLI&RC represented the hospital at the meeting.
Najam Ahmed Shah, Secretary for Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Department, Naseem Nawaz, Secretary Higher Education Department, Mohammad Khurram Agha, Secretary Housing, Urban Development & Public Health Engineering Department, Sumair Ahmad, DCO Lahore, Zahid A. Zaman, DG Lahore Development Authority (LDA), Mujahid Sher Dil, CEO, Infrastructure Development Authority of Punjab (IDAP) and Naveed Tariq, General Manager IDAP represented their respective departments at the meeting.
The meeting was held in order to review the progress of PKLI&RC’s hospital building project and to urge all the concerned departments to work in close coordination for timely completion of the project. During the meeting, Chief Secretary of Punjab stressed the need to expedite the installation of gas connections for the PKLI&RC facility, and mentioned that commissioning of transformers by LESCO, laying down of sewerage lines and widening of roads leading to PKLI&RC must be completed on priority basis. The participants observed that the project progress has so far been as per schedule and the first phase of the Hospital is expected to be inaugurated by end of December 2017. At the end, Prof. Dr. Saeed Akhter appreciated the efforts being put by all the concerned departments for the timely execution of the PKLI&RC’s project.