Govt working with provincial stakeholders to control malnutrition


Staff Reporter

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection (PASSD) Dr. Sania Nishtar Tuesday assured federal government’s commitment to work with its provincial stakeholders to control malnutrition and stunting in children.
Talking in a current affairs programme aired on Radio Pakistan, she said the federal government has decided to work with the provincial stockholders to address the very serious challenge of stunting in children.
She said that the government under visionary leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan is fully committed to combat the issue of malnutrition in Pakistan. She said the federal government would play role of a facilitator along with the provincial governments to deal with the challenge of malnutrition.
Sania said first meeting of Pakistan National Nutrition Coordination Council (PNNCC) was held the other day with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair.