Construction of Shaukat Khanum Hospital Karachi beginsAbdul Gh Lone 21 November 2020 0 COMMENTS
The construction of the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Centre in Karachi has begun.
Prime Minister Imran Khan took to Twitter to announce the news on Saturday. “InshaAllah [god willing], it will be the biggest cancer hospital in Pakistan as well as being equipped with the latest machine.”
I have this great feeling watching construction start on SKMT Karachi. InshaAllah, it will be the biggest cancer hospital in Pakistan as well as being equipped with the latest machines. pic.twitter.com/e5TY3eF8aa— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) November 21, 2020
The hospital will be constructed in Defense. The Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust (SKMT) has established a number of hospitals, laboratories, and research centres across Pakistan.
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In 2016, the premier laid the foundation of the Karachi hospital.
The Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre in Lahore was the first specialised cancer facility in the region.