Canada contributes C$ 40 million for anti polio efforts in Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD, Apr 12 (APP): Canada on Tuesday announced a contribution of 40 million Canadian dollars to support the eradication of polio in Pakistan over the next three years.

Acknowledging the commitment by Canada at a ceremony at the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination here Saira Afzal Tarar said Pakistan had never been closer to eradication of polio.

“When we will defeat polio, it will motivate us to aim for other great health and development milestones for the children of Pakistan,” she said.