ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that the government is determined to implement a transformative social and economic agenda for ‘Naya Pakistan’.
He said this in his meeting with Director General WHO Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in Islamabad on Tuesday.
He was accompanied by President of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Development Division Dr Christopher Elias.
During the meeting, 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, PM Imran said that the 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.