LAHORE - Secretary Health Punjab Anwaar Ahmad Khan has directed to prepare a comprehensive development plan for the Mayo Hospital keeping in view the historical characteristics and architectural design of the old building. An amount of Rs 200 million is being spent for the purchase/repair of medical equipments and urgent nature of maintenance of building. He was presiding over a meeting of Special Committee constituted for the purchase of medical equipments and building repair/maintenance, here on Thursday. Besides Vice Chancellor of KEMU Prof Dr Zafarullah, Addl Secretary Health Abdullah Khan Sunmbal, Chief Engineer Khalid Mehmood, Superintending Engineer Ch Riaz Ahmad, Director Architect Punjab Zahid Javed Raja, Director PHA Mustafa Kamal, Medical Superintendent Dr Zahid Pervez and other officers attended the meeting. Secretary Health directed that educational advice should be sought from the C&W, Building Department and NESPAK to retain the old building of the hospital and a comprehensive expansion/development plan in the light of their recommendations should be prepared to coup with the present workload of the hospital. He also directed that negotiations should be conducted with the legal inhabitants of the residential quarters of the hospital, which have already been declared dangerous so that these could be vacated. The meeting also took various decisions to meet the urgent nature requirements of the hospital. The meeting also gave approval for the purchase/repair of medical equipments including ventilators, CT Scan, X-ray, monitors and other instruments, Rs 100 million would be spent for this purpose. Meeting also gave approval for the installation of three new lifts and repair of 3 old ones. Three new tube-wells would also be set up for the provision of drinking water. For this purpose Rs 100 million have been allocated.