Altaf Hamid Rao;
MIRPUR,(Parliament Times):Lauding the advent of the National Health Card to all citizens of Azad Jammu & Kashmir by Pakistan Government Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) AJK Secretary Information Ershad Mehmud said that this was a revolutionary and historical nation~wide mass public welfare step on the part of the Government of Pakistan especially the Prime Minister Imran Khan towards turning Pakistan and Azad Jammu & Kashmir into a welfare state in true perspective.
Talking to our Special AJK Correspondent here on Tuesday, the PTI AJK leader said that all citizens of Azad Jammu & Kashmir would be able to secure the free medical treatment through the national health card.
He underlined that due health cover / medical facilities of quality treatment to the common man lack in AJK.
Ershad said that following the issuance of the National Health Card to the AJK people the expenditures of the medical facilities would automatically be reduced through the quality treatment and health facilities through the NHC Public scheme in AJK.
The PTI AJK leader said that the National Health Card was a great blessing from the Almighty Allah for rehabilitation of the ailing humanity especially the people below to the poverty line. Appreciating the allocation of compensatory relief of 2000 PKR each for over two million handicapped (physically disable ) persons by Prime Minister Imran Khan, Ershad said that on coming into power in Azad Jammu & Kashmir, PTI AJK would manage revolutionary steps creating job opportunities for the unemployed youth including special persons (physically disable) in AJK.
H said that on coming in to power in AJK the PTI Govwould device a broad based plan for dispensation o assistance of the needy to be generated from local resources. Ershad categorically said that the PTI~led federal Government neither believed in securing vested Political interests under the bogey of the National Health Card and nor the party would allow any body to hijack the mass welfare projects conceived and launched in various parts of Azad Jammu & Kashmir under the auspicious of the PTI-led Federal Government.