Islamabad, July 10, 2014 (PPI-OT): Minister of State Barrister Usman Ibrahim of Capital Administration and Development Division met a delegation of N.G. Employees Welfare Association at (PIMS) today.
Minister of State Usman Ibrahim was briefed about the issues that Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences is facing due to its up gradation into the university. Members of the association told the minister that the land along with the physical and non physical property of the PIMS has been made part of the university. Moreover the civil servants status of the four thousand employees of the PIMS has been affected as well. Further they added that a hospital should not up graded into a medical university like medical colleges.
A private bill, regarding this issue has been pending in standing committee for quite a long time now, so the delegation requested the minister to help them in this regard.
Minister of State assured the delegation that he would personally take up this issue and would discuss the matter with the chairman of standing committee. In the end delegation thanked the Minister of State for his consideration and thoughtfulness in this regard.
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