Islamabad - The Joint action committee of all federal hospitals Islamabad started its protest against the government’s decision of freezing the health allowance by staging a peaceful protest here at China Chowk on Wednesday. Chairman Joint Action Committee Dr Sartaj Ali Khan demanded of the government to defreeze the health allowance as soon as possible. He also added that this peaceful protest will continue from now on till the achievement of demand and in this regard a protest will be staged in front of Polyclinic Hospital from 11:00am to 12:00pm daily.

Doctors and paramedics are making it sure that the patients should not suffer at any cost so the emergency department and OPDs services remained available for patients. But if their demands are not met then they may resort to complete strike, remarked Dr Gul Muhammad, member joint action committee.

The employees made speeches and raised slogans to make the government withdraw its decision.