Prime Minister Imran Khan stated on Thursday, that better managed hospitals would mean better facilities for patients.
In a message posted on the social networking website Twitter, PM Imran stressed that the Medical Teaching Institutions (MTI) ordinance would enable the improved management of public sector hospitals in the Punjab province, in line with modern management standards.
PM Khan emphasized in his tweet, that the purpose of the ordinance was to enable improved and modern management of public sector hospitals.
The hospitals will remain government hospitals, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday addressed concerns of the general public regarding recently promulgated MTI Act/ordinance.
The MTI Act/Ordinance is to enable improved & modern management of public sector hospitals. This is NOT privatization but part of our public sector hospitals' reform plan.The hospitals will remain Govt hospitals. Better managed hospitals will mean better facilities for patients.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) September 5, 2019
The Medical Teachings Institutions (MIT) Ordinance was introduced in Punjab after Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa, to enable improved and modern management of public sector hospitals.