Bill Gates calls on President Zardari

Bill Gates, head of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, on Saturday called on President Asif Ali Zardari and offered to assist Pakistan in its anti-polio drive and immunization of children against several diseases.The Pakistani leader thanked Gates for the offer and invited the foundation officials to work out modalities with respect to expanding the polio vaccination program in the country. President Zardari said Pakistan will put together an effective team to work with the foundation on national immunization program. Zardari said this year the anti-polio campaign will be launched on January 24.