Karachi, February 21, 2014 (PPI-OT): Begum Shehla Tahir, President Pakistan Air Force Women Association inaugurated Bilquis Mushaf, Medical Complex at Rashidabad today.
While addressing the ceremony, Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force said,” The establishment of such a setup in the remote area of Sindh is a blessing for the local residents.
As they will get an easy access to medical facilities, it will be the success of not only the Rashid Memorial Welfare Organization, but also the collective success of all those who want to see our country prosperous and progressive. I am confident that the complex will continue to serve our poor brethren in remote areas and will help in alleviating their sufferings to a great extent.”
The Bilquis Mushaf, Medical Complex has been named after Begum Bilquis Mushaf Shaheed Spouse of Air Chief Marshal Mushaf Ali Mir Shaheed who died in a tragic air crash on 20 February, 2003. Bilquis Mushaf, Medical Complex is state of the art 5 storey hospital, having capacity of 200 beds. It is providing free health services for local population in the fields of Gyne, Dialysis, Dentistry, Surgery and Nursery. Specialist doctors are providing round the clock services to the people of remote areas of Sindh.
Sargodhians Spirit Trust at Rashidabad is truly an embodiment of patriotic spirit of SOBA (Sargodhians Old Boys Association). All Sargodhians have been imbued with a high sense of duty coupled with an equally creditable zeal to ‘Pay back to the Nation’ to what they have so richly benefited from their Alma Mater i.e. PAF Public School Sargodha.
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