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July 19th, 2011
Asian Parliamentarians’ Meeting on Population and Development

The Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development was formed in 1981 with the aim of encouraging and promoting parliamentary initiatives to improve the living standard and welfare of the people of Asia. The 27th Asian Parliamentarians’ Meeting on Population and Development was inaugurated by President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo today. Speaking at the occasion, Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa said the as the world population is nearing the 7 billion mark, the rapid population growth pose a serious challenge to all the countries alike. Read More