Minister: (Govt working to raise public awareness of population issues: Zakia)


ISLAMABAD: Punjab Minister for Population, Zakia Shahnawaz on Sunday said that provincial government is promoting public awareness regarding problems caused by rapidly increasing population.

Addressing a seminar on world population day in Lahore, she said there is a need for a balance between resources and growth of population for achieving progress and prosperity.

The Minister said Pakistan is the 6th biggest country population-wise and large portion of population is living below the poverty line.