LAHORE- Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that maximum resources are being utilised for elimination of polio and anti-polio campaign should be pursued as a movement.

He expressed these views while presiding over a meeting, on Friday which reviewed anti-polio campaign in the province.

The chief minister said that no effort should be spared for saving the children against this deadly disease. He said that violence against polio workers is intolerable, therefore, complete security should be provided to them during anti-polio campaign.

Shahbaz Sharif said that new generation would be provided a polio-free atmosphere at any cost and efforts were being made for eradication of polio with commitment and determination. He said that every member of the society would have to come forward and play his role for rooting out polio. He said that complete security should be provided to anti-polio teams and the security plan evolved for this purpose should be strictly implemented.

Shahbaz Sharif took notice of positive environmental samples in Rawalpindi and Lahore and said that all out measures should be adopted in this regard and anti-polio campaign be continued on regular basis.

TURKISH ENVOY MEETS CM: Ambassador of Turkey in Pakistan Sadik Babur Girgin met Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Friday and shared views on the matters of mutual interest and promotion of bilateral relations.

The chief minister said that historic friendship between Turkey and Pakistan is turning into useful economic relations. He said that Turkey has stood by Pakistan in every hour of need


Babur Girgin said that Turkey attaches high importance to its relations with Pakistan and is working on various projects for promoting cooperation with it in different sectors. He said that Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has set an example by completing a number of public welfare projects speedily.