Karachi, November 12, 2014 (PPI-OT): Minister of State for Health Ms. Saira Afzal Tararr has assured the Sindh Government to provide further assistance for eradication of Polio. She was addressing a high level meeting on “Polio Eradication Campaign December 10 to 12, 2014 in Karachi” at Sindh Secretariat, chaired by the Chief Secretary Sindh Sajjad Saleem Hotiana, on Wednesday.
The meeting including the representative of NGOs was attended by the Focal Person for Prime Minister on Polio Eradication Miss. Ayesba, Federal Secretary Muhammad Ayub Shaikh, Commissioner Karachi Mr. Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, Additional I.G. Sindh Police Ghulam Qadir Shaikh, Secretary Home Niaz Ali Abbasi and all Deputy Commissioners.
Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui informed that 18 cases of polio eradication are being dealth sufficiently, in Karachi viz, Korangi, Orangi, Landhi, North Karachi, Liaquatabad, Baldia, SITE and Bin Qasim, with the security facilities and services of LEAs.
Sajjad Saleem Hotiana noted that the security measures are being strengthened in association with all stake holders. Later, Minister of State, visited the Chief Secretary office and thanked the Sindh Government for enthusiasm in anti-polio drive and said “let me know if there are some hurdles and requirement, for anti-polio task”.
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