Joint programme mooted

Published: Saturday 15 January 1994

INDIA has urged the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) to forge a common programme on population and development before the forthcoming UN conference in Cairo on the subject.

During a SAARC meeting in Kathmandu recently, Indian minister for health and family welfare B Shanakaranand said it was essential to ensure adequate financial aid for developing coutries, to enhance their ability to successfully pursue structural reforms.

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