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Planning minister: PM wants to modernize health services

  • Published at 09:23 pm January 17th, 2020
File photo of Planning Minister MA Mannan Courtesy

He laid the foundation stone of Sylhet Kidney Foundation Hospital being constructed at a cost of Tk100 crore

Planning Minister MA Mannan has said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wants to further improve and modernize the health services of Bangladesh. 

He said the Kidney Foundation Hospital being built in Sylhet will add another feather in the cap in this regard, reports BSS.

The minister said: “We all have to come forward for the services of humanity. If we can work as united for the sake of humanity, our country will become a developed one within the shortest possible time. 

"We will establish Sunamganj Medical University and Sunamganj Science and Technology University soon.”

He made the statement at a function to lay foundation stone of Sylhet Kidney Foundation Hospital at Nazir Gaon area under Tuker Bazar union in the suburb of Sylhet town on Friday.

Presided over by Prof Zia Uddin Ahmed Sadek, the function was also addressed by former adviser of the caretaker government Rasheda K Chowdhury, Bangladesh Kidney Foundation President Dr Harun-ur Rashid, and its Managing Director Taini Ferdous Rashid, among others.

The ten storied building is being constructed at a cost of Tk100 crore.