Sindh Health Minister bans gutka, cigarette during duty hours
KARACHI: Caretaker Sindh Health Minister Dr Saad Khalid Niaz banned use of gutka, mainpuri and cigarettes during duty hours in province.
Caretaker Sindh Minister showed his resentment over use of gutka and cigarettes by health staff in public sector offices and premises of hospitals.
Employees of health department are barred from consuming gutka, cigarettes and mainpuri during duty hours. In this context, DG Health Sindh, Dr. Irshad Memon has issued guidelines in writing to concerned departments. Earlier Sindh High Court ordered to ensure complete ban on sale of gutka and mainpuri across province. SHC was hearing plea related to banning sale of Gutka and Mainpuri in province.
Published in The Daily National Courier, August, 26 2023