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Doctors, paramedics hold rally to mark World Population Day.

NAWABSHAH, July 11, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Doctors, paramedics and members of Population Welfare Department organised a rally to celebrate the World Population Day here on Sunday. The rally led by MPA Ghulam Qadir Chandio commenced from the office of Population Welfare Department and terminated at Nawabshah Press Club. Addressing the occasion MPA Chandio said that population of the country was multiplying without check and it must be controlled according to resources of the country. He said that the country could prosper if its population growth is kept within limits. He said that unchecked increase in population is the basic and major cause making the country unable to bring relief to the common man despite its development. District Population Welfare Officer said that the aim of our endeavour is to make the mother and child healthy. He said that proper interval between births of children would certainly improve the health of mother and she would be capable to take appropriate care of her children. Pakistan according to population ranking is on sixth number in the world with 180.40 million population. Figures show that population in Pakistan is increasing by 4% annually. Population Department sources said that just 24% families are enjoying the benefits of family planning.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Jul 11, 2010
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