Pakistani cricketing legend Wasim Akram has been named representative of the Pakistan Polio Eradication Program, APP has reported.
“All political parties should play their role in completion polio as all children have the right to be secure from the virus,” Wasim Akram said during a function in Islamabad on Thursday
“Two drops of anti-polio vaccine are the only basis of inhibition. Let’s initiate to make this country polio-free. Success counter to polio will be ours.”
Wasim said that he will do everything he can to help in the abolition of the crippling virus.
The former Pakistan captain Wasim contracted a contract in this respect with Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Health Services Regulations and Coordination Dr. Zafar Mirza.
Dr. Zafar Mirza said that it is their top precedence to defend children from the disease, adding “260,000 polio workers are the true heroes of the polio program. We shall initiate together to eliminate polio.”
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), World Polio Day is clear on October 24 every year to detect the birth of Jonas Salk. Jonas led the first team to improve a vaccine against the virus.