Prime Minister Imran Khan says the government is determined to implement a transformative social and economic agenda for a ‘New Pakistan’.
He was talking to Director General WHO Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in Islamabad today (Tuesday). He was accompanied by President of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Development Division Dr. Christopher Elias.
Imran Khan reiterated his commitment to move forward sustainable development agenda.
The Prime Minister welcomed the Director General and his delegation to Pakistan. He said Pakistan attaches importance to WHO and appreciates the role of WHO in health care system of the country.
On polio eradication programme, the Prime Minister said that Government continues to tackle Polio eradication as a national public health emergency.
He said Polio vaccination activities are well organized in close collaboration with provinces and are directly overseen by the National, Provincial and Divisional Task Forces. He expressed commitment of his Government for complete eradication of polio from the country.
On the occasion, President of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Development Division, Dr. Christopher Elias, delivered a letter from Bill Gates to the Prime Minister.