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MQM Co-ordination Committee expresses grave concerns on the WHO report declaring Peshawar as the centre of polio virus


MQM Co-ordination Committee expresses grave concerns on the WHO report declaring Peshawar as the centre of polio virus
 Posted on: 1/18/2014

Elaborate plans should be made to give polio drops to all children for making Pakistan polio virus

The Co-ordination Committee of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) has expressed grave concerns on the report of the World Health Organization identifying Peshawar as the centre of Polio virus and urged on the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to take steps for eliminating polio from the province. The committee said that the failure of Pakistan to eliminate polio towards to healthy and polio-free world was being regarded with concern at the international level. The committee said that Pakistanis travelling abroad could face problems if urgent steps were not taken to stamp out polio from the country.

The Co-ordination Committee said that with the declaration of Peshawar as the centre of polio, it has become obvious that the future of our children was not safe. The committee appealed to President Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to take serious notice of the report published by the WHO and take elaborate plans for giving polio drops to all children.


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