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Children’s liver transplantation to start at PKLI by June, SC told

LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Yasmeen Rashid on Saturday informed the Supreme Court that liver transplantation of children will start from June at the Pakistan Liver and Kidney Research Institute (PKLI), ARY News reported. Hearing a suo motu case against irregularities and misappropriation of funds at the PKLI at the top court’s Lahore Registry, a two-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar remarked that the mega project was built but there were no facility for liver transplantation for children. The…

PKLI case: SC dismayed at Punjab govt’s performance

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday came down hard on Punjab Health Minister Yasmeen Rashid over the provincial government’s performance in the health sector. A two-judge bench, headed by the chief justice, reprimanded the minister over failure to comply with the court directives for carrying out first ever pediatric liver transplant at the Pakistan Liver and Kidney Research Institute (PKLI). “The institute had been given to private individuals despite the government having spent Rs22…

Head of Kidney & Liver institute to be placed on ECL, SC rules

LAHORE: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday decreed to place the head of Pakistan Kidney and Liver Transplant Institute (PKLI) on the exit control list (ECL). The decision of putting travel ban on Dr. Saeed, the head of the institute, was taken during the hearing of a suo moto case against financial irregularities in PKLI. The forensic audit report of institute’s expenses was submitted in Lahore’s registry of the Suprme Court. On which, chief justice Saqib Nisar expressed displeasure saying that Rs100 million are…

SC orders audit of PKLI’s Rs20bn expenses

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday ordered forensic audit of expenses worth Rs20 billions of Pakistan Kidney and Liver Transplant Institute (PKLI). Chief Justice was heading a two-member bench to hear the suo moto case against the irregularities in PKLI. Irked by the head of the institute Doctor Saeed Akhtar, the Chief Justice barred him to travel abroad without court’s permit. The bench enquired from Saeed Akhtar about the details of expenditure of 20 billion rupees which was…