Karachi: Provincial Health Department Sindh has promoted 53 general cadre doctors of 19-grade to BPS-20. They were waiting for their promotions for the last 17 years. A meeting of Provincial Selection Board-I was held at Chief Minister House wherein 53 doctors were promoted to next grades. The summary of 84 doctors promotion had been forward by health department Sindh to chief minister for approval about three months ago and finally Provincial Selection Board-I approved it. It is pertinent to mention here that eight doctors retired while waiting for such promotions.