VP Danesh Opens Mohammad Ali Jinnah Hospital In Kabul

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Sunday April 21, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Second Vice President Sarwar Danesh in a ceremony held on the occasion of opening Mohammad Ali Jinnah Hospital in west of Kabul said balanced development has not been considered to the country’s citizens in delivering general services. “Today health for all, justice for all and education for all are the motto of all of us, but in action, we’re facing with serious obstacles to implement such mottos,” Danesh said, stressing on balanced development in health sector as ministry of public health is provided with considerable national budget. He said that most of people even in areas like west of Kabul were deprived of proper health services as the people preferred to visit private hospitals for treatment, but their health services’ quality was also very low.
“Kabul’s west is unfortunately deprived of most of proper city services and has been sidelined,” Danesh said, adding that central institutions including municipality, education and water supply companies have failed to act upon their commitments, which caused distance the people and government. It is worth mentioning that Mohammad Ali Jinnah Hospital has been constructed at a cost of $24 million funded by Pakistan in Kabul’s west and was officially inaugurated in a ceremony attended by Afghanistan second vice President Sarwar Danesh, minister of public health, Pakistani minister of state for parliamentary affairs Ali Mohammad Khan, Pakistani ambassador to Kabul Zahid Nasrullah Khan, a number of lawmakers and elders. In the ceremony, Danesh on behalf of the government and people of Afghanistan praised the government and people of Pakistan.
Pointing to Pakistan’s part in key infrastructural projects in Afghanistan, Danesh said Afghanistan government hoped Pakistan government would also play constructive role in maintaining security and peace in Afghanistan and the region. In the ceremony, Pakistani minister of state for parliamentary affairs Ali Mohammad Khan also spoke and considered completion of Jinnah Hospital as an effective step towards sympathy between the people of the two countries. He recalled of completion of other hospitals in Logar and Jalalabad by Pakistan, stressing that Pakistan was making effort to help Afghanistan in security, stability and lasting peace.
 

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