On Sunday, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), inaugurated several Fauji Foundation healthcare initiatives in Rawalpindi.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the COAS received a briefing on recently completed projects, including the Artificial Limb Centre (ALC), the most modern facility offering the latest solutions in its industry, and the Foundation University Nursing College, which has room for 396 students.
The army chief also went to the recently built New East Ridge hospital, a for-profit healthcare facility with 146 beds and 40 clinics that is run by the Fauji Foundation.
It went on to say that the Fauji Foundation’s medical institutions care for more than 1.5 million patients in Pakistan each year.
The COAS expressed his satisfaction with the role and contribution of the Fauji Foundation. It is essential in providing veterans and their families with welfare in the form of job opportunities and free healthcare facilities in addition to tending to a sizable number of civilian and private patients nationwide.