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Achievement of MDGs: government providing additional resources: minister

Minister for Labour Welfare Punjab, Haji Ehsaanuddin Qureshi on Tuesday said additional resources have been provided to accelerate the efforts for prompt achievement of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), whereas, the major focus is on protecting the health of people through strengthening of primary health care & disease preventive programmes.

He said that huge resources were being spent on the rapid development of the province, promotion of quality education and unemployment as well as provision of prompt justice to the masses.

He said that despite financial constraints huge funds were being spent on annual development programme as well as on development activities in health sector during current financial year. Talking to various delegations, the minister said that rural and basic health centers were being upgraded for the provision of modern health facilities to the masses and free medicines to the patients was being provided at DHQs and THQs.

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