Islamabad, December 19, 2012 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani has taken notice of the recent killings of the polio workers in Sindh and Khyber-Pakhtunkhuwa. Mr. Bijarani said, “Such cowardly acts of the terrorists will never discourage us and that the Government will keep striving hard to eradicate polio from Pakistan”.
Federal Minister Bijarani has written letters to the Interior Minister and the Chief Ministers to ensure the security of the polio workers, and has directed the Secretary Inter-Provincial Coordination Faridullah Khan to write to the Chief Secretaries of Sindh and Khyber-Pakhtunkhawa to take tangible measures for the security of the polio workers.
Mr. Bijarani further said that despite such heinous killings of the polio workers and other tactics to undermine the polio campaign in Pakistan, the Government’s resolve to root out polio from will never be compromised.
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