Dr Yasmin Rashid inaugurates vaccination centre at Minar-i-Pakistan

By: News Desk      Published: 10:49 PM, 30 Mar, 2021
Dr Yasmin Rashid inaugurates vaccination centre at Minar-i-Pakistan

Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid inaugurated the vaccination centre at Minar-i-Pakistan here on Tuesday.

Present on the occasion were Secretary Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department Sarah Aslam, Commissioner Lahore Captain (Retd) Usman Younis and senior officials. Dr Yasmin Rashid reviewed the arrangements at the vaccination counter and waiting lounge. Secretary PSH Department Ms Sarah Aslam and Commissioner Lahore Captain (Retd) Usman Younis apprised the Minister of all arrangements at the centre. The Health Minister took feedback from citizens who shared their views.

The Health Minister said: “More and more new vaccination counters are being set up in Punjab. The citizens of the area will have very a vaccination facility near their homes. As many as 20 counters have been set up to facilitate people. Cleanliness is looked after very well at the centre. I request people to observe SOPs fully. The senior citizens are being fully facilitated at the centre. The process of vaccination is going on very well in the province. After the vaccination of healthcare workers and senior citizens, the process of vaccination for citizens of over 50 age group is about to be started. We all have to face this challenge as a nation. All stakeholders will have to work together to overcome this Pandemic. Pakistan will beat the Pandemic under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan.”

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