PANAH Important meeting with Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjarani on delay in Health Levy Bill,
Health Levy Bill is good for the Government, it will reduce the health burden and increase the revenue, (PANAH)
Chairman Senate assures to find out the reasons for delay in implementation of Health Levy Bill,
ISLAMABAD,(Parliament Times): Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjarani said that the health of the people is the priority of the government. We are trying to provide health related facilities to the people on equal basis so that a healthy society can be formed. In this regard, the government is implementing various projects.
He said this during a special meeting with General Secretary and Director Operations Sana Ullah Ghumman of Pakistan National Heart Association (PANAH).
On the occasion, General Secretary and Director Operations of Pakistan National Heart Association (PANAH) Sana Ullah Ghumman told the Chairman Senate that PANAH has been educating the people about heart disease for the last 37 years. Tobacco use is one of the major causes of heart and various diseases. The WHO has declared smoking to be the killer of half the consumers, Health Levy Bill Introduced In Federal Cabinet With PANAH And Civil Society Efforts To Prevent It. Which was approved with the consent of the Prime Minister, but could not be implemented despite the passage of more than two years.Delays in the implementation of the Health Levy Bill have led to an increase in public illnesses.To address this, the implementation of the Health Levy Bill is essential, which will reduce the health burden of Rs. 615 billion per annum and generate additional revenue of Rs. 55 billion, which will bring prosperity to the country.
On this, Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjarani said that the PANAH efforts are commendable.Relevant agencies will be asked about the reasons for the delay in the implementation of the Health Levy Bill.In order to address the issues facing them, our positive support for asylum will be involved.