Donors pledge Rs350 million as Shaukat Khanum Hospital turns 25.


LAHORE -- The Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (SKMCH and RC) has turned 25.

Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is chairman of the hospital's board of governors and celebrities Ali Zafar, Mikaal Zulfiqar, Maya Ali, Hira Mani, Reema Khan, Shoaib Akhter, Javed Miandad, Jahangir Khan, Hamid Mir and Salim Bokhari joined the celebrations to encourage the donors.

At the programme, Imran Khan narrated SKMCH and RC's journey and said the dream of building a cancer hospital in Pakistan appeared to be unachievable in the beginning, but people's unprecedented trust and generous support made this possible. He said the hospital has now become a symbol of hope for thousands of cancer patients in the country. 'Construction of Pakistan's third and largest Shaukat Khanum Hospital in Karachi...

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