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Government encouraging all stakeholders for success of anti polio initiative

Islamabad, December 15, 2012 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that government is encouraging participation of all stakeholders including media, ulema and civil society organizations for the success of polio eradication as it is among the top priorities of the Government.

The Prime Minister was talking to Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho, MNA and Chairperson of the National Polio Monitoring Committee, who called on him at the PM’s House this morning. The Prime Minister appreciated the role played by the leadership of all the provinces, especially Governor KPK, Barrister Masood Kausar and Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho, MNA, towards eradication of polio in Pakistan.

Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho apprised the Prime Minister about the steps taken by the National Task Force and other heath authorities in the country for strengthening and coordinating various efforts to make the polio eradication programme effective. She informed that Governor KPK and Health Authorities are effectively managing the anti polio campaign in FATA.

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