Lahore:31 January:According to a press release, University's Engineering Department and a contractor have started excavation for wall’s construction, while the vice-chancellor has also ordered working continuously and expeditiously even on holidays and weekends. During a visit to the work site, the vice-chancellor also directed the chief engineer to construct the wall in front of the Sheikh Zayed Hospital and alongside the canal.
medical colleges: Adviser on Health Kh. Salman Rafique has directed that foolproof security arrangements should be ensured at all the government medical colleges of the province and the SOPs issued in this regard be implemented strictly.
He said this while presiding over a meeting for reviewing security arrangements according to the checklist in medical colleges, teaching hospitals and specialised health institutions at the Civil Secretariat, according to a handout issued on Saturday. Secretary Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Najam Ahmad Shah, Vice-Chancellors of King Edward Medical University, Fatima Jinnah Medical University, Principals of all the medical colleges of the province, heads of teaching hospitals and specialised healthcare institutions attended the meeting. Concerned senior officers of Health Department also attended the meeting.
The meeting discussed raising of boundary walls of medical colleges to eight feet, fixing barbed wire on walls, installation of security cameras, setting up of control rooms and deployment of security guards and other matters.
Secretary Health directed that security guards above the age of 47 years should not be recruited and the renowned security companies of good repute should be contacted for acquiring the services of security guards. Najam Shah directed that weapons of security guards should be in working condition and the services of officers of the rank of at least retired major or colonel of Pak Army should be acquired for commanding security matters. He further said every medical college should set up security room and medical colleges and hospitals should purchase walkthrough gates and metal detectors. Secretary Health directed that close contacts should be made with district administration and concerned institutions regarding the security arrangements.The news.