LAHORE - It is a serious remainder that the future of the worlds well-being is based on educating and empowering women. These views were expressed by MPA Dr Zamurd Yasmeen Rana while addressing the World Population Day advocacy seminar, held under the auspices of Pakistan Medical Society in collaboration with University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore. Dr Rana said that investment in health and education for girls and women that lead to the increase in productivity and national income. The Vice Chancellor UVAS Prof Dr Muhammad Nawaz while addressing, said on this day, one should assert the right of everyone to be counted especially the women, girls, the poor and marginalised. Censuses and population data play a critical role in development and humanitarian response and recovery. With quality data we can better track and make greater progress to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, and promote and protect the dignity and human rights to all the people, he added. Chairman Pakistan Medical Society Dr Masood Akhtar Sheikh said that every aspect of human, social, political, and economic activity is affected by population dynamics. Economic and social problems such as poverty and crime are believed to be intricately woven with the worlds ballooning population, he added. Assistant Professor UVAS Miss Saima Sarwer Warriach and Rana Saeed Akhtar also spoke on the occasion.