Lahore : Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar inaugurated the anti-polio campaign at Government Central Model School Rattigan Road in Lahore today and administered anti-polio vaccine drops to the children. Different children also washed their hands on the occasion.
Talking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that government is fully committed to win the war against polio and we will work hard to keep our children safe from this disease. He reiterated that Punjab will be made a polio-free province and added that line departments will have to fulfill the responsibility of making anti-polio campaign a success through their hard work and sincere efforts. He also appealed to the parents to get administer anti-polio drops to their children.
Provincial Health Minister Dr. Yasmeen Rashid said that Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has taken the responsibility of eradicating polio virus adding that it would be completely removed with the collective efforts. Cleanliness is half to faith and it is essential to wash hands with soap before eating food and after easing oneself. Provincial Minister for Schools Education Department Murad Raas, chief secretary, spokesman to CM Dr. Shahbaz Gill, secretary primary & secondary health department and DC Lahore were also present on the occasion.