LAHORE - Following in footsteps of doctors, nurses at Jinnah Hospital went on strike on Saturday to protest against transfer of Nursing School Principal Kausar Parveen.

Allama Iqbal Medical College Principal Prof Mehmood Shaukat transferred Kausar Parveen from the office of Nursing School Principal and posted her at Jinnah Hospital.

Nurses stopped performing duties at all departments except emergency and ICU to record their protest.

However, they resumed duties in the evening after assurance from Medical Superintendent Dr Ijaz Ahmed Sheikh that he would arrange their meeting with Prof Mehmood Shaukat on Monday (tomorrow).