Bill Gates telephones COAS Bajwa, acknowledges Army’s efforts in eliminating polio from Pakistan

RAWALPINDI: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates telephoned Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa and acknowledged efforts of Pakistan Army for successfully eradicating Polio from country, ISPR reported on Thursday.

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According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), COAS appreciated his efforts towards this noble cause and assured him continued full cooperation in best interest of Pakistan.

Earlier, the International Monitoring Board (IMB) for global polio eradication has hailed Pakistan’s efforts towards eradicating the crippling disease.

In 2018, only one polio case has so far been reported from Dukki, Balochistan.

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