MIRPUR (AJK) – Like remainder of the world, World Inhabitants Day was noticed in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Thursday with renewal of pledge to carry out particular person and collective position to discourage unfavourable impacts of rising inhabitants within the nation together with AJK.
The prime goal of observing inhabitants day was to boost consciousness among the many lots relating to dignity, honour, and empowerment of ladies and well being of mom and youngster for a wholesome and affluent society.
“Household planning is a basic proper of all segments of society,” consultants stated whereas addressing the contributors of a stroll hosted by the workplace of the Inhabitants Welfare Division right here.
Particular packages equivalent to walks, seminars, and symposiums had been the hallmark of the day that noticed all through AJK. The World Inhabitants Day is noticed on July 11 yearly the world over within the gentle of the constitution beneath the manifesto of the United Nations to focus on the drastic results of the elevated inhabitants moreover for the due position of the governments and the society for flourishing affluent and wholesome inhabitants with supply due facilities of life.
The day was marked with particular ceremonies held beneath the auspices of the Inhabitants Welfare Division of AJK led by the sitting Secretary to the federal government Raja Razaq Khan, in all ten districts of AJK with the resolve to keep up due care of mom and youngster by means of making certain transient household with prime focus to beat the threats of rapidly-increased inhabitants within the nation together with AJK.
World Inhabitants Day, which seeks to focus consideration on the urgency and significance of inhabitants points, was established by the then-Governing Council of the United Nations Improvement Programme in 1989, an outgrowth of the curiosity generated by the Day of 5 Billion, which was noticed on 11 July 1987.
This 12 months’s World Inhabitants Day requires international consideration to the unfinished enterprise of the 1994 Worldwide Convention on Inhabitants and Improvement.
Twenty-five years have handed since that landmark convention, the place 179 governments acknowledged that reproductive well being and gender equality are important for attaining sustainable growth.
On World Inhabitants Day, advocates from world wide are calling on leaders, policymakers, grassroots organizers, establishments and others to assist make reproductive well being and rights a actuality for all.
In Mirpur, a grand stroll to mark the world inhabitants day was held to mark the day. District Inhabitants Welfare Officer Kamran Hussain, Deputy Medical Superintendent DHQ Hospital Dr. Azeem Ratayal, Incharge RHSCA Dr. Aaliya Imtiaz, Incharge MSU Dr.
Amira Butt and the senior staffers of the native inhabitants welfare division workplace led the stroll which handed by means of the town streets. A lot of individuals belonging to numerous segments of the society together with social employees, journalists, docs, paramedical employees and others participated.
Audio system underlined that the significance of the position of all sections of the society and the involved state run establishments to carry out their due position for elevating consciousness among the many individuals about training and empowerment of ladies, well being and steadiness between elevated inhabitants and assets.
In the meantime, UN Secretary-Normal António Guterres stated in his message of World Inhabitants Day on Thursday “The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Improvement is the world’s blueprint for a greater future for all on a wholesome planet. On World Inhabitants Day, we acknowledge that this mission is intently interrelated with demographic developments together with inhabitants development, ageing, migration and urbanization.”