Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal launched the National Multi-sectoral Nutrition Program to Reduce Stunting and other forms of Malnutrition in children at a ceremony in Islamabad on Wednesday.
Speaking on the occasion, he said peace, stability and consistency are the key factors for development and prosperity of any country, which need to be implemented in Pakistan as well to make it a developed nation.
The Minister said there is also dire need to focus on mental health of the children besides physical health to make them creative citizens.
He said today we launched Pakistan Nutrition Initiative under the Ministry of Planning and Development, which will help improve nutrition among children to polish their cognitive skills.
Ahsan Iqbal said the government is also taking different measures to overcome Hepatitis and Diabetes in the society.
He said we should also focus on sense of purpose, stability and continuity of leadership, and best utilization of human resources to improve governance, which is need of the hour.