ISLAMABAD: Government of Japan has established a hospital, named as, “Tasneem Hospital” in district Mianwali with special financial assistance to Pakistan.

Mr. Takashi Kurai Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan inaugurated Tasneem Hospital in UC Ban Hafiz Gee of District Mianwali, which serves as a maternity home and an emergency center.

This hospital was built with the financial support of US$101,697provided by the Government of Japan to Obaid Noor Welfare Association (ONWA) -a non-governmental organization actively working in the health sector.

The inauguration ceremony was attended by members of the NGO, representatives of health departments and community members of the vicinity.

Ambassador Kurai, while talking to the ceremony announced that the newly established “Tasneem Hospital” is fully operational and has already started providing accessible, affordable and reliable services to the local community. Considering the lack of medical assistance in the targeted area, and in order to meet the critical need of such facilities, the services in the center will be available on 24 hour basis including emergency unit.

He expressed his hope that this project would contribute to improving the living standard of Pakistani people and further strengthen the existing friendly relations between the people of Japan and Pakistan.