Islamabad: President Mamnoon Hussain has called upon all stakeholders to actively participate in the nationwide anti-polio vaccination campaign to make Pakistan a polio-free country. He was chairing a meeting on polio eradication in Islamabad: Tuesday.
The President said Pakistan remains strongly committed to polio eradication despite security challenges. He said every possible step will be taken to stamp out the crippling disease.
He said local solutions in accordance with local traditions and norms can produce better results especially in FATA in reaching out to the children for anti-polio vaccination.
The President strongly condemned the firing on polio workers in Karachi. He said such heinous attacks cannot deter our commitment to eradicating the disease.