Pakistan PM States Commitment To Efforts Aimed At Eradicating Polio

News outlets report on the Pakistan prime minister’s stated commitment to eradicating polio in the country.

Associated Press of Pakistan: Pakistan committed to eradicating polio: Prime Minister
Pakistan “Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday expressed his government’s commitment to strengthen national efforts to eradicate polio and said the government would maintain highest momentum for the drive till complete eradication of the disease. The Prime Minister expressed these views in a meeting with a delegation of the World Health Organization (WHO), headed by Dr. Margret Chan, here at the PM House…” (3/12).

Pakistan Today: PM reiterates commitment to eradicate polio
“Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday reiterated commitment of its government to protect the children of Pakistan from polio and eventually eradicating the disease from the country…” (3/12).

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