LAHORE - Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid on Tuesday inaugurated a state-of-the-art Paediatric Unit II at Lahore General Hospital.

Principal Prof Dr Muhammad Tayyab, Medical Superintendent Dr Mehmood Salahuddin, senior doctors and faculty were also present. The minister also inaugurated a 15-bed private rooms ward.

Dr Yasmin visited different departments and wards of the hospital and inquired patients about their health and facilities being provided to them.

Talking to the media, she said that more than 150 beds had been added to the gynaecology and paediatric wards and labour room to accommodate patients in the Hospital.

She appreciated the efforts of Prof Tayyab and MS Dr Mehmood for establishing the Paediatric Unit II.

To a question, she said that being a responsible citizen, everyone should perform his role to make anti-polio campaign successful.