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Protesting doctors should not become puppets in the hands of corrupt politicians: Imran

Protesting doctors should not become puppets in the hands of corrupt politicians: Imran

PTI chief Imran Khan. – A file photo

June 18, 2017

PESHAWAR, 18 June: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has asked the protesting doctors in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa not to become puppets in the hands of corrupt politicians.

Imran Khan said in a video message for the protesting young doctors in KP on Saturday that the PTI had promised reforms in the health sector with the KP people and no compromise can be made in this regard. He said policymaking is the prerogative of the elected government throughout the world and doctors cannot make policies for themselves. He urged the doctors to help the KP government for making new Pakhtunkhwa.

The Young Doctors Association in KP is observing protests for restoration of PGMI, service structure, compensation for doctors who died during duty and other demands. Several doctors who locked wards in Hayatabad Medical Complex were arrested few days ago.

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