PKI treat­ing kid­ney pa­tients free of cost

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IS­LAM­ABAD—Pak­istan Kid­ney In­sti­tute (PKI) a char­ity based or­ga­ni­za­tion that has been serv­ing kid­ney pa­tients com­pletely free of cost since 2004 ir­re­spec­tive of race, gen­der and so­cio-eco­nomic sta­tus, hosted a fund rais­ing Iftar­cum-din­ner in Mar­galla ho­tel, Is­lam­abad. The event was at­tended by dig­ni­taries from Is­lam­abad and Rawalpindi.

Dr Ab­dul Qadeer Khan (nu­clear sci­en­tist) was the chief guest and Prof An­war Ma­sood (fa­mous Urdu and Pun­jabi poet) was guest of honor. Ser­vices of stage sec­re­tary were pro­vided by fa­mous colum­nist and TV an­chor Am­mar Ma­sood.

The cer­e­mony stated with the recita­tion of the Holy Qu­ran by Atif Ja­mal. Open­ing ad­dress was given by Prof Dr Saeed Akhter (CEO PKI) in which he gave a brief over­view of cur­rent health sit­u­a­tion in Pak­istan and the ser­vices of PKI. For­mer IG po­lice (Pun­jab) and renowned colum­nist Mr Zul­fiqar Ahmed Cheema en­dorsed the mes­sage.

Peo­ple cross­ing busy IJP road may cause mishap and needs the at­ten­tion of con­cerned author­i­ties.

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