Punjab is now ‘polio free’, says Punjab CM Usman Buzdar 

By: News Desk      Published: 04:09 PM, 26 Nov, 2021
Punjab CM Usman Buzdar
Punjab CM Usman Buzdar

Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar said Punjab province has become the polio-free after all environmental samples collected from the sewerage water from different cities tested negative including Lahore.

Punjab CM said that it’s the big success of the provincial government following the blessing of Allah Almighty and a positive outcome of teamwork’s.

CM said the efforts of the provincial health department and anti-polio teams are creditable.

Usman Buzdar further said that the anti-polio drive will continue to work to prevent the emergence of any new case in Punjab.

Earlier Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services Dr. Faisal Sultan stated that Pakistan is on the verge to eradicate polio from the country soon.

The concerned authorities are keen to further eliminate the polio from remaining provinces of Pakistan.