CM, PA speaker condemn hooliganism.


LAHORE -- Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Parvez Elahi and MNA Moonis Elahi called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at Chief Minister's office here on Thursday.

Expressing complete solidarity with the doctors, paramedical staff, patients and their relatives, the chief minister and the speaker strongly condemned lawyers' hooliganism both inside and outside the Punjab Institute of Cardiology on Wednesday.

Elahi said that such an incident at a cardiac care facility was a matter of shame for all. He said there was no justification for lawyers' rowdy behaviour and there was no room for such an inhuman act in a civilised society. He said that preventing patients from receiving treatment forcibly was a criminal act. He told the chief minister that he fulfilled his responsibilities in an appreciable manner by giving timely directions to the administration.

Terming Wednesday's incident shameful and deplorable, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar said it was a test case for the government...

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