Director General of World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of First Global Refugee Forum held in Geneva

December 17, 2019

Director General of World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of First Global Refugee Forum held in Geneva.

 

DG Tedros appreciated efforts by Pakistan to eradicate polio virus and assured cooperation by the WHO in this endeavor. The Prime Minister underscored the special focus of the Government on ensuring universal health coverage to the people of Pakistan. He also discussed the Government’s initiatives to counter malnutrition and stunting. DG(WHO) commended Government’s efforts in this regard. 

 

Prime Minister also apprised him of his Government’s holistic poverty alleviation programme including through the Ehsaas Programme. 

 

The Director General recalled his visits to Pakistan and reiterated his office’s full support to the Prime Minister in his endeavors. He said he looked forward to visiting Pakistan early next year.