PESHAWAR, 30 March: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak has directed opening of evening out-patient department (OPD) service at major hospitals of the province.

On the directions of the chief minister, the KP Health Department has sent a communique to the Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Mardan Medical Complex, Ayub Teaching Hospital Abbottabad, District Headquarters Hospital Dera Ismail Khan and Khalifa Gul Nawaz Hospital Bannu to start evening OPD service on the pattern of Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar which is providing this service on charges of Rs20.