NRDF has started Polio Eradication Project in all districts of KPK. For starting the project, an inauguration ceremony was held at Motorway Exit, Peshawar. The Chief Guest on the graceful occasion was Mr. Imran Khan. Imran Khan being a legendary sportsman, a dedicated philanthropist and a famous Politician needs no formal introduction. The Chief Guest was received by NRDF Staff, KPK Health Officials and parents of the children who were to be vaccinated.
Imran Khan formally inaugurated the Polio Eradication Campaign in Khyber Pukhtun Khwa by vaccinating children present on the occasion. While speaking to the gathering, he appreciated the dedicated efforts of National research and Development Foundation - NRDF , Peshawar. Mr. Tahseen Ullah Khan, Chief Coordinator, NRDF told Mr. Imran Khan that since long, NRDF has been the sole organization, assigned the responsibility of eliminating the menace of Polio from this very province as well as FATA. It can verily be attributed to the efforts of NRDF that Polio cases in KPK province have steeply decreased. We can proudly say that NRDF has produced positive results even in inaccessible regions like FATA, by the help of Local Ulema and NRDF field staff.
Imran Khan appreciated the role played by NRDF in Polio eradication and extended his full hand of support for this purpose.
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