Prime Minister directs immediate restoration of Polio Monitoring Cell

Islamabad, June 02, 2013 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Justice ® Mir Hazar Khan Khoso has taken notice of the reports in the media regarding closure of the Polio Cell in the Prime Minister’s Secretariat.

Reiterating his commitment to eradication of Polio in the country, the Prime Minister has reviewed his decision after a presentation about the implications of such a move by Federal Minister Dr. Sania Nishtar on national polio eradication efforts.

The Prime Minister has directed relevant authorities that necessary administrative directions be issued for immediate restoration of the Polio Cell in PM Secretariat to its status before his caretaker government took office.

The Prime Minister affirmed that the health of our children is very close to his heart, and that high level commitment is necessary to eradicate the paralyzing disease from the country.

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