Rapid population growth in Pakistan, AJK alarming

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Consultant for Population and Development UNFPA Raja Muhammad Razzaque Saturday called on Barrister Sultan Mehmood Ch, Ex-Prime Minister AJK and President PTI AJK Chapter and discussed with him the background and importance of recommendations by the Council of Common Interest (CCI) in November 2018 for addressing the challenge of rapid population growth in Pakistan and AJK.

The Consultant was accompanied by Muhammad Bilal, PM FPAP and Rana Siddiq Program Officer FPAP.

The meeting reviewed UNFPA sponsored project Engagement with Potential Candidates and Parliamentarians in AJK Election 2021, being executed by Rahnuma-FPAP.

Barrister Sultan Mehmood Ch appreciated the role of UNFPA and Rahnuma-FPAP for sensitizing the potential policy makers on the non-conventional threat of unplanned and unsustainable population growth in Pakistan.—INP

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