LAHORE-Punjab Governor Sardar Latif Khan Khosa has said that it is foremost and collective responsibility of all citizens to turn this country into a healthier and stronger piece of land.

“Eradication of Polio should be our national obligation. We will persistently continue to deal with this menace till its complete eradication”, he observed while addressing the participants of Rotary International Polio Plus Committee headed by Mr. Aziz Memon, Chairman, International Pakistan Polio Plus Committee.

The Governor said that government was fully committed to save the children from this terrible decease (Polio), and was making all out efforts to make a Polio Free Pakistan. He said the Polio eradication initiative was launched in 1994 by Shaheed Muhtarma Benazir Bhutto when she administered vaccine to her own daughter and vowed that “she will protect every son and daughter of Pakistan from this crippling decease”.

He also appreciated the Rotary International’s generosity and commitment towards the polio eradication campaign.

Later, the governor inaugurated the campaign by administering polio drops to the children. Mr. Aziz Memon, Chairman International Polio Plus Committee also briefed about the initiatives and achievements taken by the International Pakistan Polio Plus Committee.