Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan says effective steps are being taken to eradicate polio in KPK and FATA.

He was presiding over a meeting about polio eradication in Peshawar on Wednesday.

Federal Minister Saira Afzal Tarar and Prime Minister’s Focal Person on Polio Eradication Senator Ayesha Raza Farooq were also present on the occasion.

The Governor stressed the need for coordinated efforts to control polio in TDPs.

He said polio workers will be provided all facilities and full security so that they could easily perform their duties in remote areas.

On this occasion, the meeting was informed that only eight cases were registered this year as compared to 179 cases last year.

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