LAHORE -- Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid called on Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar to brief him about the ongoing strike of young doctors.
The chief minister said patients were facing difficulties due to doctors' strike which was a painful matter.
He said the Punjab government had constituted a committee to hold negotiations with doctors as the government wanted to settle matters with mutual consultation.
The chief minister approved the recruitment of new doctors with directions to take immediate steps for their recruitment. "The strike was against the norms of the medical profession and a negation of commitment of serving the ailing humanity," he added.
He reiterated that medical treatment of patients was the responsibility of...