On 22nd May 2019 Federal Government issued a notification of taking over three government hospitals of Sindh , which includes Jinnah post Graduate Medical Center-JPMC, National Institute of Cardiovascular diseases-NICVD and National Institute of Child Health -NICH.
It is learned that these hospitals were operating under the supervision of Sindh Government after passing of 18th Amendment by which health , education and other necessary ministeries devolved to the provincial government.
Speaking with City News Abdul Samad Gaad Leader of Pakistan Peoples Party-PPP criticized this move of federal government and termed it an attack on the sovereignity of provincial government .
He shared that, the Federal Government should have to consider on its decision as the Sindh Government was running these hospitals in a better way by investing huge amount of budget for enhancing its capability and by setting up the units of these hospitals in other districts of Sindh Province.
He termed this move of Federal Government is to undermine the 18th Amendment.
While sharing his views on the decision of Federal Government for getting loan from IMF , he said,If PTI’s incompetent Government and Cabinet are very happy after getting a loan from IMF then they should also have to inform citizens about the terms & Conditions of giving back the amount
He questioned the government that, why they are not telling people that now how many lacs rupees every Pakistani indebted after getting loan from IMF .
While criticizing the role of PTI’s Government he added that, If PTI had to run the government by getting a loan from IMF then why they criticized the previous governments.
Moreover, he said that Now Change and Prosperity of PTI has hidden somewhere, those who were understanding that PTI has a better team to run government affairs has already seen that after passing of more than nine months period even the appointment of suitable minister and heads of the departments is a big challenge for them.
Mr. Gaad stated that ,Since Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf-PTI formed government Country is going downwards in terms of economy and prosperity, day by day Stock Exchange and other departments are declining, whereas country’s reserves have also declined to fifty percent.
Leader of PPP express concern that, if the government would impose more taxes and hike the prices of essential needs then poverty and ratio of crime will rise in the country. Whereas he asked Federal Government for looking back on the decision of hospitals as the citizens of Sindh are in anger because of this decision.