Governor Balochistan Amanullah Yasinzai on Tuesday said that measures should be taken to launch a massive campaign among public on food and nutrition in remote and backward areas of Balochistan to reduce death rate of women. He expressed these views while talking to the Country Director of United Nations World Food Programme (UNWFP)’s Christopher Dennis called on him at Governor House here.
On the occasion, Governor Amanullah Khan Yasinzai said that food shortages could be overcome only by modernizing the agriculture and livestock sectors, saying that in this regard, steps would be take to ensure provision food security to people for reducing the death rate of women. “In addition to government initiatives to bring and ensure maternal and child health, the cooperation of national and international institutions is also urgently needed”, he said.
The Governor said that in the aftermath of the global epidemic of COVID 19, there was a growing awareness in the world that the health sector should be modernized at the national level and focus on treatment as well as safety measures.