Hitting back at the chief justice for his remarks about shutting down Orange Line if education and health were not prioritised, Maryam Nawaz requested Saqib Nisar to also focus on the state of hospitals in Sindh and Khyber-Pakhtunwkha (K-P).
چیف جسٹس سے التماس ہے کہ کچھ توجہ سندھ اور خیبر پختونخواہ کے اسپتالوں پر بھی دیں جہاں سے لوگ علاج کے لیئے پنجاب کے اسپتالوں میں آتے ہیں۔ pic.twitter.com/blECMI5zzr
— Maryam Nawaz Sharif (@MaryamNSharif) January 6, 2018
PML-N leader tweeted requesting the chief justice to spare some attention to Sindh and K-P from where people visit hospitals of Punjab for treatment.
CJP, while hearing a case pertaining to fee hike of private medical colleges. threatened to shut down all development projects including the Orange Line if the government failed to improve health and education sectors.
The owners and chief executive officers of private medical colleges appeared in court and an affidavit with account details was submitted on their behalf.
“No medical college will be registered now and if you have charged extra fees then you will have to return it back.”
“I’ll order the shutdown of private clinics run by government doctors,” he added. “We will gather protestors and go sit outside clinics.”
He further expressed his concern about how children belonging to poor families can’t become doctors as they don’t have enough resources.
CJP Mian Saqib Nisar asks for details of availability of qualified doctors, nursing staff
Three-member bench headed by CJP will commence hearing on sixteen petitions on January 10
The office had returned Sharif’s petition for merging the three NAB references after raising objections