ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday met and paid rich tribute to the polio workers who braved harsh snowy weather to perform their duties, vaccinating children against the crippling disease in the remote northern areas.
The premier hosted the heroic polio workers at the Prime Minister House including Irfan, after a video went viral showing him making his way through four feet of snow in the mountains to administer polio drops to remote communities.
Prime Minister Imran also tweeted out a tribute for Irfan. "Irfan is one of 260,000 heroes who reach out to children with polio vaccines in extreme weather conditions. His viral video has left every individual with a sense of awe & pride. This dedication is what will enable us to achieve our goal of a polio free nation," the premier wrote.