A 3-day anti polio drive was kicked off in Bajaur Agency today (Monday) amid tight security to ensure safety of health workers.

In this connection an inaugural ceremony was held at the agency head quarters Khar that was chaired by Bajaur Agency Political Agent Syed Abdul Jabar Shah and attended by senior officials of administration‚ local Health Department officials and tribal elders.

Speaking on the occasion‚ the political agent said that the government is committed to defeat the polio virus and all possible means are being used for the purpose.

The Political Agent urged the officials of Health Department to accelerate their efforts for early eradication of polio virus in the agency.                  

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