Terrorism is a disease, Nawaz SharifDecember 19, 2013
Islamabad: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that we will eliminate the scorch of terrorism from Pakistan. He said that terrorism is a disease which has inflicted our society. If this disease is cured we will get rid of all other diseases.
Prime Minister said this while talking to Dr. Chris Elias, President Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and his delegation who called on him at PM house Islamabad.
Prime Minister said that Government of Pakistan is committed to eradicate polio from Pakistan. He added that Pakistan will benefit from the experiences of Bill and Melinda Foundation in fields of immunization and Child mortality.
Prime Minster expressed gratitude to Bill Gates foundation, on behalf of People of Pakistan, for making substantial contribution to Polio eradication initiative in Pakistan.
He said that “we would like to continue our close collaboration with the Gates Foundation to strengthen our national efforts as well as enabling us to play our important role in eradicating polio worldwide”.
Expressing his views on their concerns regarding polio cases in some parts of FATA and Karachi, Prime Minister said that we are ensuring the security of those working in conflict areas in order to provide full coverage to polio program..