Pm Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan Calls On Prime Minister

Islamabad: Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said provision of better heath care facilities to the people is one of the top priorities of the present government.

The government will ensure that standard medicines are available in sufficient quantity on affordable prices, he added.

The Prime Minister expressed these views in meeting with Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan, Minister for National Services and Regulations at his Parliament House Chamber on Tuesday.

The Prime Minister expressed the confidence that the Drug Regulatory Authority Act DRA will perform its duties in accordance with the mandate and streamline its enforcement mechanism to ensure that the quality drugs are provided to the people.

He emphasized the need of enhanced cooperation between the Federal Government and provincial governments to ensure a friendly health care regime.

The Minister informed the Prime Minister about various other matters relating to her Ministry.