KARACHI - The Administrator of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation Hussain Syed said construction of 50-bed hospital each in Gulistan-e-Jauhar and Federal B-Area Block-13 was underway. Construction of both the hospitals in current fiscal year would be completed to provide better healthcare facilities to the citizens. He said this during a visit to both under-construction hospitals along with the DG Technical Services Altaf Memon, Director Medical Services Dr AD Sajnani, Project Directors and other concerned engineers.The administrator said sum of Rs165 million would incur on the construction of hospital in Gulistan-e-Jauhar and this would be completed in a year. The hospital building which spread over an area of 48,000 square feet land would have the emergency, diagnosis facility, OPD, Operation Theatre, ICU, wards for Women and Children and General Wards. This three-storey hospital would provide medical facilities to the residents of localities located at from around Nipa Chowrangi to Safoora Goth.While visiting the Federal-B area Block 13, Administrator Hussain Syed said this hospital would be constructed with a cost of Rs165 million in a year with all the necessary medical and health care facilities to be provided in this three storey building.He said for providing treatment to people suffered with cardiovascular diseases, this hospital would be affiliated with the Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases.He said the construction work on these projects was started and it was expected to be completed on time.The administrator said the development wing of Sindh Health Department was providing cooperation to the KMC in provision of funds for these hospitals.He said that Karachi had lack of medical facilities as compared to population here and citizens had to face difficulties due to immense rush of patients in all big hospitals.He said KMC through 13 big hospitals, 275 dispensaries, clinics and maternity homes was providing citizens with medical facilities. He said a new block consisting of 200 beds in Sobhraj Maternity home had also been built to facilitate citizens.