Polio President condemns attack on polio vaccination workers in Peshawar

May 28, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari has strongly condemned the attack on a polio vaccination team in Badaber area, Peshawar on Tuesday in which a female worker involved in polio eradication campaign lost her life while other lady
seriously injured.

While condemning the death of a lady field worker, the President said that such cowardly acts of the militants and extremists cannot deter the strong resolve of the government to eradicate Polio, the crippling disease from
the country and that the government will not permit militants to deprive our children of basic health care.

The President while expressing his profound grief and sorrow over the unfortunate incident expressed sympathies with the bereaved families of the workers and prayed to Almighty for the eternal peace of the departed soul.

The President directed all concerned to provide foolproof security to the anti polio vaccination teams so that they could continue its campaign without any hindrance.