Sindh government decided to start free ambulance service for Karachi citizens.
Sindh govt ambulance service will begin in few days in Karachi, as revealed by the government officials. However, for free ambulance service, the agreement has been signed between Patient’s Aid Foundation (PAF) and Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah. In addition, it will operate on the public private partnership (PPP) mode.
At the CM House, the agreement was signed between Secretary Health Usman Chahchar and Mushtaq Chhapra of PAF.
The ceremony was attended by Health Minister Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, Principal Secretary to CM Sajid Jamal Abro, Special Secretary Health Dr Dabir, Executive Director JPMC Dr Seemi Jamali, and Murtaza Abbas Kazmi of Aman Health Care Service. In addition, Sindh chief minister, CM Advisor Murtaza Wahab, Secretary Finance Syed Najam Shah, Zahid Bashir of PAF, and Tariq Mahmood of JPMC were also present.
In the first phase, Sindh govt ambulance service will begin through Aman Ambulances and operate in the collaboration with PAF. Later, at the end of next year, the ambulance fleet in Karachi will reach till 200.