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Incompetency, dereliction of duty at its peak in Punjab, Said CJP Nisar

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar said on Sunday that in the Punjab government dereliction of duty and incompetency is at its peak.


The CJP was hearing a suo moto case on Pakistan Kidney and Liver Transplant Institute and expressed his ire towards provincial health minister Dr Yasmin Rashid.


In the hearing today where the provincial health minister was also present, the CJP said that the government has spent Rs22 billion so far and this hospital was still privatised, which shouldn’t have happened.


The CJP got irked when he inquired about the update on liver transplantation procedure and was told that the government is working on it.


The CJP said that the date for the first operation was to be given but it was not.


The top judge adjourned the hearing until the last week of February, saying that he was making a written order regarding the provincial government’s incompetency in the case.

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