COAS, Bill Gates discuss Pakistan’s Covid-19 response, resumption of anti-polio drive


COAS, Bill Gates, discuss, Pakistan's Covid-19 response, resumption Polio campaigns,
15 Aug, 2020 9:58 am

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that success against the Covid-19 pandemic has been achieved due to a true national response executed through the mechanism of National Coordination Committee (NCC) which allowed optimisation of resources.

This was stated during a telephonic conversation with Co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Foundation Bill Gates to discuss Pakistan’s Covid-19 response and resumption of the polio eradication campaign.

Bill Gates appreciated the Pakistan Army for supporting government efforts to contain coronavirus pandemic and Pakistan’s success against Covid-19 despite resources constraint.

Both also discussed the safe start of polio eradication campaign and efforts needed for this purpose.

Bill Gates reiterated his foundation’s commitment to support Pakistan in its goals of ending polio and improving health for every child.


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