Free medical treatment for 1m families on the cards: KP CM


KHYBER AGENCY: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan here Friday said government will provide Sehat Insaf Card to people of tribal districts for free medical treatment facilities to them at any top hospitals of the country.

Addressing a mammoth public gathering here at Jamrud sports complex, the Chief Minister said that beneficiaries of Sehat Insaf Cards will get free medical treatment at any top Govt and private hospital across the country.

Governor Khyber Pakthunkhwa Shah Farman, Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Noorul Haq Qadri, Prime Minister’s Special Assistant for Media Iftikhar Durrani, Prime Minister’s adviser on establishment Arbab Shahzad, members of the parliament and PTI leadership were present at the occasion.

The chief minister said Sehat Insaf Card is one of the mega projects of PTI Govt that has brought revolution in health sector in terms of free medical treatment to patients of chronic diseases such as cancer, kidney, hepatitis and other ailments.

The CM said KP government has decided to extend this inclusive program to all tribal districts where family of each beneficiary can avail free treatment up to Rs720000 annually. More than one million families in tribal districts would benefit through Sehat Insaf Cards.

The chief minister said tribal people had rendered great sacrifices for the country and their problems would be addressed on priority basis.

He said PTI Govt believed in uniformed development of the country and committed to bring less developed areas including tribal districts at par with the settled developed areas of the country.

The chief minister said Levy and Khasadar force have rendered great sacrifices in war against terror and their sacrifice will not go waste. He said all issues of Khasadar and Levy force has been addressed.

Mahmood Khan said PTI Govt is going to launch special employment program for youth, saying Insaf Rozgar (employment) program will provide dignified jobs to youth irrespective of political affiliations.