Nurses stage protest against removal in Quetta


QUETTA, JUL 05 (DNA) – Nurses of the Civil Hospital, Quetta protested on Monday over the termination of their services.

Talking to the media on the occasion, Young Nurses Association President Malik Aziz Kakar said unfortunately 260 of his colleagues, who had been given jobs on six-year contract, had been fired despite the fact that they had performed their duties even during the coronavirus pandemic.

He said there were scores of nurses from various parts of Balochistan who had not received their salaries for the last six months. He regretted that every year contracts of these employees were renewed, but now all of a sudden, they had been shown the door.

Kakar added senior nurses were also among those who had been removed from their jobs. Towards the end, he demanded renewal of nurses’ contracts. = DNA