Japan to grant 520 million yen to Pakistan for Polio Eradication campaigns

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APP46-18 ISLAMABAD: October 18 - Takashi Kurai, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan and Ms. Cristian Munduate, Acting Country Representative of UNICEF Pakistan signing a grant agreement at the Ministry of National Health Services Regulations & Coordination. Ms. Saira Afzal Tarar, Minister for National Health Services Regulation & Coordination, Senator Ayesha Raza Farooq, Prime Minister’s Focal Person for Polio Eradication witness the ceremony. APP

ISLAMABAD, Oct 18 (APP):Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, Takashi Kurai and Acting Country Representative of UNICEF Pakistan, Cristian Munduate have signed a grant agreement at the Ministry of National Health Services Regulations & Coordination here Wednesday.
According to the Japan Embassy, Minister for National Health Services Regulation & Coordination, Saira Afzal Tarar also attended the signing ceremony. The Government of Japan has announced to provide a grant of 520 million Yen to assist Pakistan’s efforts for Polio Eradication campaigns during 2017-18.
Minister for National Health Services Regulation & Coordination, Saira Afzal Tarar, Prime Minister’s Focal Person for Polio Eradication, Senator Ayesha Raza Farooq, Secretary, Ministry of NHSR & C, Naveed Kamran Balouch and Chief Representative, JICA in Pakistan, Yasuhiro Tojo also witnessed the signing ceremony.