New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday assured the doctors that the Modi Government is committed to their well-being and security.
Interacting with doctors and senior representatives of the Indian Medical Association (IMA), through video conference, the Minister, along with the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, appreciated the role of doctors in general and particularly in the fight against Coronavirus and expressed confidence that doctors would continue to work dedicatedly as they have been doing till now.
He saluted the sacrifices made by doctors to keep the people safe from deadly diseases like COVID-19.
Agreeing to concerns of the medical fraternity regarding their security during their duty in the fight against Coronavirus, Mr Shah assured them that the Modi government would leave no stone unturned in ensuring their well-being and security.
Considering the immediate high-level response from the Union government and assurance given by the Union Home and Health Ministers, the IMA has withdrawn the proposed protest to maintain the fight against COVID-19 in an uninterrupted manner.
The Home Minister also strongly condemned the recent attacks on health professionals and said that PM Narendra Modi has been closely following all issues and concerns of doctors.
“All necessary arrangements would be put in place to prevent such incidents in future, he said. He appealed to doctors not to do even a symbolic protest as proposed by them, as it is not in national or global interest”, the Minister said