About NIAG Pakistan

The National Islamic Advisory Group for Polio Eradication (NIAG) Pakistan

The National Islamic Advisory Group for Polio Eradication (NIAG) Pakistan was inaugurated to ensure local religious leaders in Pakistan are fully sensitized to the importance of polio eradication and the unique role they can play in protecting Pakistani children from this terrible disease.

The Group was constituted under the leadership of International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI), in collaboration with key Islamic institutions in the country and the Islamic Advisory Group for Polio Eradication (IAG) that was set up under the leadership of Al-Azhar Al Sharif of Egypt, the Saudi-based International Islamic Fiqh Academy (IIFA), the Saudi-based Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

NIAG Members