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Asian Parliamentarians discuss Population Issues

Jul 19, 2011 5:17:04 AM - news.lk
The 27th Asian Parliamentarians' Meeting on Population and Development was inaugurated by President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo yesterday. Speaking at the occasion, Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa said that as the world population is nearing the 7 billion mark, the rapid population growth pose a serious challenge to all the countries alike.  He added stabilizing the growth of human population is vital for sustainable development.