President for urgent steps to control population explosion

Associated Press of Pakistan September 12, 2019
  • President said that the population explosion was a problem.
  • Population explosion and create public awareness about it by utilizing all available resources.
  • President said that the population explosion was a problem and deserved the government’s immediate attention as it constrained the national resources.

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi Thursday warned the government to pay instant attention to the population explosion and create public awareness about it by utilizing all available resources.

Addressing the joint session of the parliament, the president said that the population explosion was a problem and deserved the government’s immediate attention as it constrained the national resources.

He said the public should be sensitized about the adverse effects of population growth through media, by taking on board the religious scholars, political and social leaders as well as civil society.

He said due to little gap between pregnancies, mother and child were falling prey to malnutrition and stunting.

He also directed the government to pay special attention to the issues of malnutrition and stunting.

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