LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has announced to bear the expenses of a student of Army Public School Peshawar who is under treatment in Britain.

The student Ahmed Nawaz who was injured in Army Public School Peshawar incident had appealed on the stoppage of expenses, upon which, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has directed to make payment of expenses of Ahmed Nawaz by Punjab government.

Earlier, 40 persons including 23 injured students of Army Public School Peshawar stayed in Lahore and on the direction of Chief Minister, Punjab government borne expenses of their travelling, boarding and lodging. Injured students were treated at Mayo Hospital and Children Hospital Lahore.

Adviser on Health Khawaja Salman Rafique presided over a special meeting on 7-Club Road a few days ago in which renowned Pediatric Surgeon Prof Shaukat Mehmood, Secretary Health, DG Health and other attended the meeting.

The meeting was told that after treatment at local level, documents of three injured students have been sent abroad. On the invitation of Punjab government, the consultant of Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham will especially visit Lahore and examine the children so that the decision about their treatment could be taken.