In a post shared on Twitter, Atta said he has asked Prime Minister Imran Khan to relieve him of his duties due to “some personal reasons” pertaining to his family.
1: After a stint of over a year as the Prime Ministers Focal Person for Polio, I have asked the PM to relieve me of my duties because of some personal reasons pertaining to my family. During this time I got a chance to work with the best minds in the world 1/4
— Babar Atta (@babarbinatta) October 18, 2019
“When I look back, I am proud to say that I made all possible efforts to create that enabling environment where polio eradication is a top priority. A 24/7 call centre will soon be inaugurated to address all concerns of people who have questions related to the vaccine,” he elaborated.