A three-day special anti-polio campaign will also be launched in selected areas of FATA, Frontier Regions and eight districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from Monday.

Official sources told our Peshawar correspondent that anti-polio drive will be launched in Khyber Agency, North and South Waziristan Agencies, FR Lakki Marwat, FR Dera Ismail Khan, FR Tank and FR Bannu.

Similarly in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, anti-polio campaign will be held in Peshawar, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Tank, Karak, Kohat, Hangu, Lakki Marwat districts and camps of Temporarily Displaced Persons and the Afghans refugees.

More than nine hundred sixty five thousand children in FATA and one hundred ninety nine thousand children below the age of five years would be administered anti-polio drops in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the three day campaign.

Besides door to door campaign, anti-polio drops would also be administered to the children at bus stands, railways stations and other public places.

Elaborate security arrangements have been made to ensure security of polio teams.   

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