Japanese government, Japan International Cooperation Agency and the United Nations Children’s Fund have signed an agreement to vaccinate 3.3 million children between 4 to 23 months of age in Pakistan .
Polio Free Pakistan: UNICEF prediction
Speaking at a signing ceremony in Islamabad, Prime Minister Focal Person for Polio Eradication Ayesha Raza Farooq lauded Japanese government efforts in eradication of polio from Pakistan .
Japanese Ambassador to Pakistan Takashi Kurai said use of IPV vaccination in polio eradication campaigns will help to control polio virus in Pakistan .
JICA Chief Representative in PakistanYasuhiro Tojo said real progress has been made in reducing the number of new infections in Pakistan .
4 Pakistani polio workers awarded Louis Pasteur medals in France
Deputy Representative of UNICEF Cristian Munduate said Pakistan is making significant progress in the fight against polio .