Islamabad, November 16, 2020 (PPI-OT): President Dr Arif Alvi has said that it is highly important to identify needs and resources to achieve desired goals in any field. He said this while presiding over a meeting of Population Welfare at Governor’s House on Monday. President said that Ulema should also be engaged to create awareness on issues like breastfeeding, nutrition, maternal nutrition and other related matters. He said that media could play vibrant role in spreading the message to control high growth of population and added that during COVID-19 media had effectively created awareness among people regarding adopting precautionary measures to stay safe from coronavirus.
Arif Alvi said that while talking population growth issue all aspects should be taken along instead of focusing on one particular matter. President was briefed on Population Welfare and key initiatives in this regard in the meeting. During the meeting various suggestions were given for effective implementation of ideas aimed to control growing population. Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar, Punjab Population Welfare Minister Muhamad Hashim Dogar, Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Faisal Sultan and others were also present in the meeting.
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