OKARA : Ulema, nikah khawns, nikah registrars and local notables were urged to cooperate with Population Welfare Department to make its awareness campaign of family planning a success.

Chairing a meeting here, DC Saima Ahad said that family planning is a helpful method to control increasing population and better nourishment of children. DO Population Welfare Ch Fayyaz briefed the participants about the steps being taken by the department for the welfare of population.

During the meeting, Maulana Qazi Aslam and Qari Saeed Usmani suggested only qualified nikah khawn with requisite training should be allowed.



 to conduct nikah ceremony. DC Saima Ahad told that the local government department is already working in this regard and various segments of the society would be contacted for broad-based awareness.