318,000 children to be immunized against polio

KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui on Tuesday directed all deputy commissioners to make anti-polio campaign successful in their respected areas by supervising it personally.

“Deputy commissioners should use all resources and influence besides play their due role for this national cause, he said while presiding over a meeting with all deputy commissioners of Karachi at his office.

Karachi Commissioner said that administering anti-polio drops to children should be ensured routinely. He said that the first phase of anti-polio drive remained successful in Karachi in which over 498,000 children were administered polio drops while the target for administering polio drops to the children for second phase has been set at 318,000.

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