Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar here on Saturday urged the religious scholars to support anti-polio campaign in the country.
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The deputy commissioner of the district said this adding that fines were imposed on members of anti-polio campaign for not performing their duties, laziness and negligence.
A video is doing rounds on social media in which one can see a man is using children to prove polio vaccine defected.
Amid tight security, 56,000 polio vaccination workers will take part in the campaign against the crippling disease. Around 5000 security men have been deployed for the security of the anti-polio workers during the campaign.
Nine million children up to five year of age will be administered polio drops in Sindh, while 2.4 million kids will be administered polio drops in Karachi only.
Dr Yasmin directed for foolproof arrangements for the drive.
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday urged the nation to step forward and take the responsibility of making Pakistan a polio-free country, ARY News reported. As per details, the premier took to Twitter and wrote, “As the nationwide campaign against polio begins across Pakistan, I call on the nation to step forward, take responsibility and make Pakistan polio-free.”.…
ISLAMABAD: The government has initiated a five-day anti-polio campaign in Punjab and three-day anti-polio drive in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir from today. This polio vaccination drive is started with an aim to reach 38.7 million children under the age of 5. Dr. Rana Mohammad Safdar, the national coordinator for polio eradication, says that some 260,000 polio workers will take part in the campaign. He says authorities hope a similar campaign will soon be launched in the tribal regions.…