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March 30, 2021

20m kids to get polio drops in Punjab: CM

Lahore

March 30, 2021

LAHORE:Twenty million children of less than five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops by a contingent of one lac and 20 thousand polio workers during a five-day long drive being started on Tuesday (today) in 36 districts of the province.

This was stated by Chief Minister Usman Buzdar in a statement issued here on Monday. Giving details, the CM asserted to achieve the hundred per cent target while observing anti-corona SOPs. He asked the parliamentarians to play their role and directed that effective monitoring of anti-polio teams be ensured as well. Making Punjab a polio-free province is the commitment of the government and collective efforts are needed to be utilised effectively to achieve this target, he added.