Punjab may bring law on compulsory iodised salt

Published on 14 March 2011

Parliamentary Health Secretary Dr Saeed Elahi says the provincial government is considering legislation on the compulsory iodisation of edible salt to control its deficiency in people. (..) Dr Elahi praised Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, the Health Department, the World Food Programme and the Micronutrient Initiative for ensuring the easy access of iodised salt to 90 million people of Punjab.

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