QUETTA: Despite providing security in the last polio drive in Balochistan, Levies Force has rendered their services in polio campaign and vaccinated children in Kohlu District as Paramedics Staff announced strike and refused to take part in the anti-polio campaign.

In Balochistan, where the other security agencies have their role in improving of the security situation, performance and the role of levies is also commendable and of high value. Levies forces perform their duties in the far flung areas of Balochistan. Not only they are devoted for improving the deteriorating security situation but also protecting thousands of children from lifelong paralysis by vaccinating polio drops in district Kohlu of Balochistan.

Due to the ongoing strike of paramedical staff in Balochistan, Deputy Commissioner Kohlu Agha Nabeel directed Levies officials to perform the vaccination responsibilities. In this regard, a workshop was also conducted for orienting the Levies’ officials on polio vaccination. The target children in Kohlu district for polio vaccination are more than 21000 which will be covered by 100 plus Levies officials in door to door polio vaccination campaign from April 17, 2017.

Syed Ameen, an officer of Levies said that “Levies not only has the capacity to face every challenge for improving the security situation of their areas but also can do any welfare work just like vaccinating under 5 children to protect them from life long disability.

EOC Coordinator Balochistan Syed Faisal Ahmed praised the excellent performance of the Levies of district Kohlu for rendering their services to secure the future of Pakistan from crippling polio virus.

According to Deputy Commissioner Kohlu Agha Nabeel, more than 100 Levies personnel had been given training on administering polio drops and they are in the field now vaccinating thousands of children of district Kohlu.

Source: Daily Balochistan Express


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