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Dr. Fuad Khan chooses ministry over private practice

HEALTH MINISTER Dr. Fuad Khan decided last night to give up his private medical practice.

This action came mere hours after he was given an ultimatum by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar to choose between the practice and his ministerial position.

But in a media release last night Dr. Khan stated after lengthy discussions and after having reviewed the matter, and in the best interest of the country and consistent with the principles of integrity and sound ethical conduct, he informed the Prime Minister that with immediate effect, he would cease his medical practice and remain as Minister of Health.

In an interview on the power breakfast programme a short while ago, Dr. Khan said it was a difficult decision but he had to make it…