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World Population Day observed in Sylhet

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESSpeakers at a post-rally discussion said here on Saturday the collective effort has become an urgent need to make all the fertile families planned for the sake of happy and prosperous Bangladesh.
They viewed that there is no way, but to create public awareness about aspects of planned family and that is very important for freeing the nation from the curse of poverty and hunger besides attaining economic emancipation.
Divisional and district offices of the Department of Family Planning organized the discussion in the conference hall of Family Welfare Visitors Training Institute (FWVTI) in observance of the World Population Day-2015.
Commissioner of Sylhet  division Jamaluddin Ahmed and Deputy Commissioner Joynal Abedin addressed the meeting as the chief and special guests respectively with divisional Deputy director of the Department of Family Planning Dr. Lutfun nahar jesmin in the chair.
In his welcome speech,The speakers said the national development activities are being hampered due to the population burden and stressed the need for giving highest priority to the family planning activities.
They laid emphasis on bringing all the fertile couples under the campaign programme through reaching the family planning message to them especially those who live in remotest and underprivileged areas.
Highlighting the necessity of expediting the village-level family planning activities, the speakers underlined the need for giving top priority to motivating the fertile couples so that they could control their unwanted pregnancy through using contraceptives.