COAS reiterates Pak Army’s ‘continued’ support for polio eradication


Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) President and chair of Global Development Programme Christopher Elias called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi.

Matters related to Pakistan’s measures for polio eradication were discussed.

The army chief acknowledged the services rendered by polio health workers for the eradication of the crippling disease from Pakistan and termed it a national cause.

Christopher Elias appreciated Pakistan’s successful COVID-19 pandemic campaign and Pakistan Army’s tremendous contribution to bring it within manageable level.

General Bajwa appreciated untiring efforts of the foundation towards the noble cause of polio eradication at global level and assured of the Pakistan Army’s continued support for the cause.