Strong political commitment urged to check population growth

September 15, 2010 • Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Bob Walker for this story.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social Sector, Shahnaz Wazir Ali on Sunday said that population is the biggest challenge being faced by the country and strong political and social commitment is the only way to address this issue.Addressing the National Population Convention, organized here at Convention Centre to commemorate “World Population Day”, she said that there is a dire need to create awareness among masses and work for integration into development plans, seeking population stabilization.

The convention was chaired by Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani.
Speaking on the occasion Shahnaz Wazir Ali said that Pakistan is sixth biggest populous country of the world with 45 percent population consist of youth in reproductive age.

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