Educated, health mothers can lay foundation of better society: Governor

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Governor Punjab Muhammad Balighur Rahman has said that the only educated and healthy mothers can lay the foundation of a better society.

He was talking to Country Representative of United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA) Dr. Luay Shabaneh who called on him at Governor House Lahore here on Thursday. UNFPA Program and Technical Specialist Shoaib Ahmed Shahzad (SRH/FP) and Technical Specialist Gender/GBV, Tania Durrani were also present during the meeting.

Muhammad Balighur Rahman said that only educated and healthy mothers can lay the foundation of a better society. He said that an educated society, better heath care facilities and awareness can resolve the problem of over population. Governor Punjab said less resources and ever increasing population hinders the economic growth of any country.

He stated that government’s efforts to overcome the problem of majority population can only yield positive results, if people cooperate and supplement these efforts.

Governor Punjab said that as chancellor he has formed a health consortium in universities and started family medicine program. He added that health universities are working on family medicine program which is need of the hour.

Speaking on this occasion, Dr. Luay Shabaneh, the country representative of the United Nations Population Fund, said that Pakistani health universities are doing excellent work in education, teaching and research field along with providing the best medical facilities to the

people.