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We have to wage war against HIV: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari


Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

16th Oct, 2019. 07:24 pm
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Chairman Pakistan People’s Party

Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that HIV is a serious problem all over the world, including Pakistan and will have to constantly fight to overcome HIV.

While talking to media after inaugurating HIV Treatment Support Centre in Rato Dero, Larkana, he said that Sindh government met with UNICEF and other foreign organizations to find the cause behind increasing number of HIV in Sindh.

He further added that we are working on maintaining the standard of HIV treatment and also we are doing short-term and long-term planning to eradicate HIV from the province.

The PPP chairman said that every child in Sindh has to understand how to protect themselves from HIV while we wish that the center of HIV treatment in Rato Dior should be an example for others.

Commenting on current political situation Bilawal said People’s Party said decided to support Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman’s Azadi March against the current government.

Speaking about Larkana PS-11 by- election, he said we are contesting against Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supported candidate. “Only Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman’s can clarify JUI-F’s position on PS-11 by-polls,” Bilawal added.

While replying one of the question Bilawal said it is the responsibility of state to creat employment opportunities for the people, but unfortunately, here in Pakistan, the unemployment is increasing with every passing day.

He also appreciated Prime Minister Imran Khan’s role for defusing tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

It is pertinent to mention here that the total number of HIV cases in the province has soared to staggering 901 in Larkana, Sindh this year.

According to facts and figures, infected people include 740 children and 161 adults. During the screening process, total of 30 thousand and 939 people have been tested for HIV.

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