PAP Executive Council electes new members

Executive Council of Population Association of Pakistan (PAP) elected it’s new members including former member National Assembly Begum Shahnaz Wazir Ali as president of the body.

The newly elected members urged for introducing appropriate measures which would ensure population equation based on available empirical evidences, said a press release issued here on Tuesday.

The new President of the council, Begum Shahnaz Wazir Ali,called for a greater engagement between policy makers and the research community to address population issues and establish a concrete strategy for addressing these challenges.

The executive council members also asked for highlighting root causes of slow decline in fertility rate and showed concern on maternal and infant

mortality ratios in the country.