MULTAN, Apr 26 (APP)::Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Muhammad Usman Buzdar would lay down foundation stone for Nishtar Hospital-II during his visit of Multan on April 27.

According to the Nishtar Hospital administration here on Friday, 58 acre land has been allocated near mauza Balail at Shujabad road for construction of Nishtar Hospital-II with the capacity of 1000 beds.
Medical college, para medical college and nursing college would also be established in the hospital with capacity of 120 beds in the emergency block.

Nishtar Hospital has been providing health facilities to the people of South Punjab and various districts of KPK as well as Balochistan. The extension was in demand for the last many years.

According to a handout, as many as 7173 major operations and 2948 minor operations were done at the hospital during the last three months.