Provinces should set up ministries for population control: Marriyum

Islamabad, December 02, 2022 (PPI-OT):Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has suggested that provinces should set up separate ministries to control the growing population. In her speech at the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Population Council in Islamabad, she said the National Emergency Plan will be given soon to address the growing population issue. She said Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has called a meeting of the National Task Force next week.

Information Minister said Pakistan’s population has increased from 30 million to 230 million in 75 years, and by 2030, the population of Pakistan is expected to be 263 million. She said there is a need to create a national narrative on these issues of national importance and all stakeholders should be involved in the formulation of the narrative.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557

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