Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has temporarily converted its Hanif Mohammad High-Performance Centre into a living area for paramedic staff who is currently serving coronavirus patients at the makeshift hospital at Expo Centre.
The High-performance center, which is located inside National Stadium, has a proper living facility and accommodation. It has 24 rooms (18 double bed and 6 single bed) which can facilitate around 50 to 60 people at a time.
PCB’s spokesperson has told ARY Sports that they have offered all the available facilities to the paramedic staff. “Sindh Government requested us to allow them to use the high-performance center to manage a living facility for doctors and supporting staff who are working at Expo Centre in different shifts,” he said. “We have assured them to accommodate all the people in best possible way so that they don’t face any hindrance while serving COVID-19 patients,” he said.
Meanwhile, PCB’s Chief Operating Officer Salman Naseer said that they granted their state-of-the-art Hanif Mohammad High-Performance Centre to Sindh Government as a small token of appreciation for all the paramedic staff working hard to get rid of the situation.
“All the paramedic staff are our heroes as in these challenging and difficult times, they are risking their lives to save the lives and wellbeing of many affected by COVID-19,” he highlighted.