Australian billionaire to fund polio eradication programme


ISLAMABAD: Australian billionaire Andrew Forrest visited Pakistan and met Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa to discuss investment opportunities and to offer assistance in eradicating polio from the country.

During the meeting, the premier was accompanied commerce minister, health minister, power minister and other officials.

The Australian billionaire assured the premier that he would help Pakistan in its efforts to eradicate polio from the country and would fund childcare programmes. He also made a commitment to substantially invest in Pakistan.