Population Boom

May 25, 2010 • Daily Email Recap

Many thanks to Simona Carniato for this article from Al-Ahram Weekly.

For half a century experts have cited population growth as a major obstacle to sustainable development, and overpopulation has been blamed for just about every social and economic ill in the country. On Sunday Mrs Suzanne Mubarak, head of the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood (NCCM), once again threw the spotlight on this perennial problem during a meeting with Minister of State for Population and Family Mushira Khattab, Minister of Health Hatem El-Gabali, the newly appointed Minister of Education Ahmed Zaki Badr, Minister of State for International Cooperation Fayza Abul- Naga, Minister of Religious Endowments Hamdi Zaqzouq, Minister of Culture Farouk Hosni, members of the executive committee of the National Council for Population and experts in the field of population and family planning.

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