LAHORE-Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that despite limited resources, the package of 5.2 billion announced by Punjab government for doctors, nurses and paramedics is unprecedented in the history of the country. He was addressing representatives of doctors, nurses and paramedics at Chief Ministers Secretariat, here today. Senior Advisor Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khan Khosa, Minister for Law Rana Sanaullah Khan, Members Provincial Assembly Dr. Saeed Elahi, Dr. Asad Ashraf, Chief Secretary, Secretary Health, Secretary Finance and representatives of various associations of Health Department from allover the province were present on the occasion. He said that after the announcement of the package, the people of the province had greater expectations of those who were associated with health sector that they would serve the ailing humanity with more commitment and dedication. Issuing instructions for a pay package for grade 1 to 4 employees of Health Department as well, he said that though the demand was not made for increasing their salaries in the first pay package but as they also deserved a raise, therefore, the committee should also take measures for that purpose. He said that as result of 50 percent increase in salaries in the last budget and the recent pay package the overall raise had reached the figure of 11.2 billion which was unprecedented in the countrys history. In response to the demands of doctors, paramedics and nurses, the Chief Minister said that a committee had been set up which would submit its recommendation within six months for the overall improvement of health sector and solution of problems of those associated with it. Meanwhile, Shahbaz Sharif has said that construction of 22 model villages in flood-hit areas of the province is in full swing and would be handed over to the affectees after their completion within stipulated period. Presiding over a high level meeting held to review the pace of implementation of model village project in the flood affected areas, here on Thursday, he said that construction of model villages, having latest residential facilities, would introduce a new culture in backward areas. Senior Advisor Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khan Khosa, Members Provincial Assembly, Chief Secretary, Senior Member Board of Revenue, Chairman Planning & Development and senior officers concerned were present.