The Coca Cola Beverages Pakistan Limited (CCBPL) and the Pakistan National Polio Plus Committee (NPPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Friday to work towards eradicating polio in the country.
The MoU was signed by Director External Affairs CCBPL Zohair Mehmood and National Chair of NPPC Aziz Memon. According to the agreement, CCBPL will assist NPPC in raising awareness about polio throughout Pakistan.
Coca Cola’s billboards will also have advocacy messages related to the disease.
“In addition to raising awareness about polio, CCBPL intends to work towards raising awareness about various societal issues such as environment, delivery of clean water as well as providing educational opportunities,” said Zohair Mehmood, while speaking on the occasion.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 28th, 2012.
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