Tag: Manage

Dr. Qamar appointed by UN to manage disasters

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STAFF REPORT KHI: One of the authors of Pakistan’s first National Climate Change Policy, Dr Qamaruz Zaman Chaudhry, has been appointed by the United Nations’ World Meteorological Organisation as its special envoy on disaster risk reduction and climate services for Asia. Dr Chaudhry is a former Pakistan meteorological department director-general. He has recently represented the organisation in the sixth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, recently held in Bangkok. …Read More

Manage the menace

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article image THE CONFERENCE arranged by the Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST) about climate change is now over. With pros and cons, it was a good activity despite the minister for climate change said to hold conferences in villages; of course, it sounds strange but he is right at the moment. Many presentations were delivered and it was learned that the challenges and opportunities are there but how to tap them is a big issue. We are not even able to feed our population how do we capitalize…Read More

Italy to help Pak manage solid waste

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Stronger linkages between academia and business communities coupled with government support of Pakistan and Italy will lead to capacity building of Pakistan and sustainable management of solid waste in the country.According to details, a Pakistani delegation, led by Federal Minister for Science and Technology Mir Changez Khan Jamali, has recently visited Italy and held talks with experts and business community of the two countries at University of Rome, Tor Vergata.The…Read More

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