'Dream of setting up health city in Manghopir to come true'.

KARACHI -- Administrator Karachi Laeeq Ahmed on Tuesday said that the dream of setting up a health city on 30 acres land in Manghopir will surely come true.

'A variety of health facilities will be provided in Health City in collaboration with various civil society and welfare organisations,' the administrator said this while talking to civil society and Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) officials.

Civil society representatives and their officers led by Faiz Qudwai paid a detailed visit to the Leprosy Hospital in Manghopir and adjoining areas and held meeting with the administrator.

Senior Director Coordination Khalid Khan, Senior Director Media Management Ali Hassan Sajid, Director Land Tariq Siddiqui, Director City Wardens Raja Rustam, Director Estate Imtiaz Abro and other officials were present on the occasion.

The administrator said that KMC has 30 acres of land on Manghopir where Leprosy Hospital is already working, this place will now be used as leprosy treatment as well as health city.

He said that various institutions are invited to set up various medical facilities here which have basic health facilities including diagnostic laboratory, X-ray, CT scan, blood bank, operation theater so that the patients can be cured in one place. Ahmed said that the social and welfare organisations which are already carrying out such works have been requested to provide services and medical facilities to the poor and needy citizens.

He said that KMC will provide all kinds of facilities to such institutions and after the establishment of Health City, the locality of Sakhi Hassan, North Nazimabad, Naya Nazimabad, Manghopir, Surjani, New Karachi Hub River Road...

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