ISLAMABAD: Dr Shahid Nawaz passed away on Friday, the senior doctor of PIMS was shot and critically wounded by unidentified attackers.
Earlier, PM Nawaz also announced Rs 10 crore for the treatment of Dr. Shahid Nawaz, the head of PIMS cardiology department.The announcement came two days after Young Doctor’s Association (YDA) stated to boycott Outdoor Patient Departments (OPDS) in protest against the incident.
Dr Shahid Nawaz was shot in the head outside the VIP ward on Saturday afternoon. Nawaz was operated on for over 90 minutes and then shifted to the intesive care unit (ICU).
Priemer Nawaz Sharif has expressed grief over Dr Nawaz’s death in a condolence message to his family and directed the concerned authorities for swift action to stop such horrible incidents in the future. Nawaz also directed that better security arrangements are ensured at schools, hospitals and other public places.