LAHORE (PR) - An Iranian delegation headed by the Lord Mayor of Mashhad Syed Muhammad Pezhman visited the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (SKMCH&RC) here the other day. The Mayor, during his tour to the hospital, lauded the state-of-the-art medical facilities being provided to the cancer patients, irrespective of their ability to pay, in the hospital. He paid tributes to Imran Khan and the Pakistani nation on establishing such a wonderful institution in a very short span of time and declared it as an asset for the Pakistani nation. On this occasion, Dr Faisal Sultan, Chief Executive Officer of the hospital, in his presentation, gave an overview of the history of SKMCH&RC and the treatment facilities available to the patients. He also informed the guests that almost 75 per cent of the patients were being treated free of cost with the cooperation of its well-wishers and the hospital had spent over Rs 7 billion on the philanthropically supported patient care during the last 15 years.