Pakistan named for WHO’s World No Tobacco Day 2021 Award

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Staff Reporter

The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean has named Pakistan for World No Tobacco Day 2021 Award over successfully achieving the targets for tobacco control.

The WHO’s Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean has announced World No Tobacco Day 2021 Award for Pakistan for its effective anti-tobacco steps, whereas, the federal government was apprised regarding its global achievement.

The health authorities confirmed that the international award will be given to the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSR&C) on the occasion of ‘World No Tobacco Day – Commit to quit’ which will be observed on May 31 across the globe.

Sources said that Pakistan has grabbed the global award after successfully launching the Tobacco-Smoke Free City project.