Published On: Sun, Jan 12th, 2014
Published in Category: Peshawar

President urges Ulema for awareness regarding polio eradication

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PESHAWAR: President Mamnoon Hussain has urged the Ulema to create awareness among the public about polio eradication campaign. Attending a briefing on polio vaccination campaign in Peshawar‚ he said Islam is the religion of peace and advocates the protection of human lives. He said those involved in the killing of polio workers are misled elements. Earlier‚ the President was informed that militancy has affected polio eradication campaign in Federally Administered Tribal Areas and resultantly the polio cases are on the rise there.

Meanwhile Governor KP Engineer Shaukatullah also called on President Mamnoon Hussain in Peshawar. They exchanged views on development activities and overall situation in FATA.