Every nation must play its role in combating climate change: Prime Minister

Islamabad, October 27, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan held a telephonic conversation with Prince of Wales Charles and exchanged views on the forthcoming UN Climate Change Conference, scheduled to be held in Glasgow, from Sunday. The Prime Minister underscored that every nation must play its due role in combating the climate change, in accordance with the principles of equity and common but differentiated responsibilities.

Highlighting Pakistan’s full commitment to play its due role in addressing the global environmental challenges, he informed the Prince of Wales about Pakistan’s recent submission of its revised nationally determined contributions under Paris Agreement. He said Pakistan has an ambitious target of 50 percent overall reduction of projected Green House Gases emissions by 2030. In the regional context, the Prime Minister underscored Pakistan’s interest in a stable and peaceful Afghanistan.

He stressed the need to provide urgently needed humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan to avert economic meltdown and sufferings of common people, especially at the outset of winter season. The Prince of Wales conveyed gratitude of the British government for Pakistan’s support and facilitation in evacuating its nationals and others from Afghanistan.

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