PESHAWAR, 15 December: The District Nazim Peshawar Muhammad Asim Khan has suspended a doctor and a female medical technician at a basic health unit (BHU) in Budhni area of the provincial metropolis for remaining absent from duty, said a statement issued here on Thursday.

The statement said that the District Nazim along with members of the district and town councils paid a surprise visit to the BHU. The City Nazim found that Dr. Sajid Hussain and female medical technician Nasreen were not present on duty, following which he issued their suspension orders.

Asim Khan urged the district and town members to regularly visit health units in the district particularly in the rural areas and in case of any irregularity or discrepancy, he should be intimated at the earliest.