Government wants to make Pakistan polio-free: PM
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan while directing chief ministers, governors and chief secretaries of all four provinces to speed up campaign for elimination of polio in their provinces said eradication of polio is our national responsibility.
PM vowed that they will make all out efforts to make Pakistan polio free.
PM was heading the meeting of anti-polio task force at PM secretariat on Friday.
Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan, Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan, federal minister for health Amir Kiyani, and PM assistant for polio Babar Bin Atta, secretaries of all four provinces and world repre- sentatives attended the meeting.
Provincial secretaries of all four provinces briefed the Prime Minister on efforts made to eradicate polio and also presented a detailed report to him.
PM while addressing the session said federal and provincial governments are determined to eliminate polio that is a good omen but provinces have to gear up the efforts for complete eradication of polio.
He said federal government will continue to provide assistance to all provinces for the eradica- tion of polio, because government wants to make Pakistan polio -free.
PM urged that making Pakistan polio -free is our national obligation.
Federal Government will take every possible step in this regard.
He said that Pak Army will provide complete security to make successful this drive so that country’s future architects could be saved from disability.
PM also thanked international institutions for their participation in this important objective of polio eradication.
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan chairs meeting of the National Task Force on Polio Eradication at PM Office.