AHQs doctors observe protest against power cut off
KHYBER AGENCY—The doctors of Agency Headquarters Hospital of Landikotal went on strike against the suspension of Power to the hospital and boy-cotted their official duty on Monday.
Talking mediamen Dr. Baseer Shinwari and other staff of the hospital said that the officials of TESCO has suspended the electricity to the hospital which has not only created troubles for various department of the hospital but also caused miseries of the patients.
Dr. Ashiq threatens if the power was not restored within two days they would close all the departments of the hospital unless the electricity restoration. According to doctors the FATA health department at FATA secretariat has not paid some Rs.5 million rupees which was payable to the TESCO officials as the electricity bill of the hospital and today the officials of Landikotal grid station cut off their power.
The doctors said it was the responsibility of the FATA secretariat to pay the due bill of electricity to the concern department. Later, the officials of TESO restored the power supply to the hospital after the mediation of media persons of Landikotal who raised the issue with the officials of the political administration of Khyber Agency.
Earlier Dr. Baseer Shinwari criticized the rude behavior of Irshad Mohmand, the political tehsildar of Landikotal when he visited the hospital to talk with the health staff of the hospital about the issue. Doctors said that the political tehsildar talked them in a very rude and inhuman behavior which they strongly condemned.