Pakistan on Friday inaugurated a new health facility at a hospital named after Turkey’s president and located in the northeastern Punjab province.
Imran Khan, Pakistan’s prime minister, led the grand opening of the newly constructed facility at Recep Tayyip Erdogan Hospital Trust, raising the hospital’s total capacity to 400 beds.
The hospital in the Muzaffargarh district, located some 380 kilometers (236 miles) from Lahore, was given as a gift from Turkey to Pakistan in 2014. It began its operations in July 2014 with 60 beds, adding another 40 a year later.
Punjab officials in January 2017 launched an