Punjab govt suspends MS, medical officer over fake record of Nawaz's vaccination

The Nation  |  Sep 24, 2021

The Punjab government on Friday suspended the MS of Kot Khawaja Saeed Hospital and senior medical officer in a matter related to fake Covid vaccine entry under former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s name.

As per details, MS Ahmed Nadeem and Dr Munir Ahmed have been suspended and asked to report to the primary and secondary healthcare department. Notification in this context has been released by specialized healthcare department.

Dr Muhammad Aijaz Butt has been given additional charge of the MS of the Kot Khawaja Saeed Hospital.

On the other hand, a four-member team has prepared a report in this regard and presented it before Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Sardar Usman Buzdar.

The probe team comprising of officials from FIA and the provincial health department had seized important documents and records from the hospital’s administration.

The action came after fake record showed that Nawaz Sharif, who is currently in London, received his first dose of coronavirus vaccination at Lahore’s Kot Khawaja Saeed Hospital.

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Fake record was also uploaded on National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) portal.

As per the entry, Nawaz Sharif had administered first jab of the Sinovac vaccine while he was due to receive the second one.  

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