ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan paid tribute to the polio workers, who braced snowy harsh weather to perform their duties, vaccinating children against the crippling disease.
PM Imran met with the brave polio worker Irfanullah and others today.
During the meeting the prime minister discussed strategies to keep the scourge of polio at bay.
Polio worker Irfanullah’s picture emerged recently, in which he was seen struggling to walk in knee-deep snow to perform his duty in Swat.
The picture gained wide recognition on social media, where people praised the man’s determination and commitment to his work.
The UNICEF Pakistan, in a tweet, had also appreciated the long-distance travel of polio workers. In a tweet post, the UNICEF shared a picture of polio worker, who can be seen walking through snow in an attempt to save the future of the nation from polio virus.
It is pertinent to mention that a number of polio workers have been assassinated, female workers have reportedly been subjected to harassment while performing their duties.