Asifa Bhutto Zardari meets Families of deceased polio workers

Karachi, January 08, 2013 (PPI-OT): Ambassador of Polio for Pakistan Ms. Asifa Bhutto Zardari today met with families of deceased polio workers at Chief Minister House. Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah, state Minister Begum Shahnaz Wazir Ali, Deputy Speaker Sindh Assembly Mrs. Shehla Raza, Commissioner Karachi Mr. Hashim Raza Zaidi, Secretary Health Mr. Aftab Ahmed Khatri, Project Director EPI, Deputy Commissioners of South, Central, West, and others were present.

Ms. Asifa Bhutto Zardari directly went to each affectee and expressed have sympathies and sorrows for deceased polio workers. She also met the injured workers there and said that present government had already provided compensation and financial assistance to legal heirs of Shaheed workers, while the government will also fully lookafter the affected families and injured persons.

She went personally to every affectee and embraced the women and children, and received applications from them. Ms. Asifa Bhutto Zardari also assured that suitable jobs will be provided to affected family members of deceased polio workers. She listened to the problems and assured full support from Government.

Later, she had a meeting with chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah, State Minister Begum Shahnaz Wazir Ali, Deputy Speaker Mrs. Shehla Raza, Commissioner Karachi, Secretary Health and other officers. She said that the campaign in Union council No.1,2,3 of Baldia Town be completed from January 11 to January 13, 2013 while campaign for short interval additional doze in remaining Union Councils of District West Karachi be carried w.e.f 16th January 2013 to 18th January 2013. Ambassador of Polio for Pakistan stressed the need to launch the campaign against Polio in every nook and corner of the province so that there is no any incident or case of Polio more.

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