Dr. Palitha Mahipala, WR Pakistan and Head of Mission, World Health Organization (WHO), visited the Sindh Government and JS Bank Covid Drive-Through Vaccination on Thursday.
Dr. Mahipala toured the facility and observed its operations with Atif Malik, Chief Product & Marketing Officer, and Ali Pesnani, Group Head Retail Banking, from JS Bank.
The Govt of Sindh partnership with JS Bank and District South Karachi Dy Commissioner Irshad Ali Sodhar, launched Karachi’s first Covid Drive-Through Vaccination facility in July, amidst the spread of the Delta variant.
The ease of getting vaccinated in a drive-through model has appealed to Karachiites with more than 30,000 vaccinations done at the facility till date.
Dr. Palitha Mahipala reviewed the drive-through vaccination facility and lauded Sindh Govt and JS Bank’s efforts to eliminate Covid from Pakistan.
He commended the initiative, stating: “WHO has been very closely working with Govt of Sindh since the beginning of pandemic. Dr Mahipala appreciated Sindh Government’s efforts for Covid and vaccination drive.
He further added that with the substantial increase in the quality and quantity of vaccination facilities, the spread will be curbed considerably.”
Atif Malik expressed gratitude towards the citizens for helping protect Pakistan from Covid by getting their vaccination.
“As a socially responsible organization, we believe assisting the government efforts against COVID-19 is our national duty.’
He commented, ‘JS Bank has vaccinated over 30,000 people at the Drive-Through Facility and will continue to help the govt of Sindh in making Pakistan Covid-free”