Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gul said while giving briefing to media house that the current government had commenced multiple campaigns and taking all possible serious steps to combat the drastic effects of climate change on the region.
She listed steps taken by her ministry to tackle climate change issue includes the government has initiated remarkable programs including go green Pakistan, plantation of trees, ban on plastic bags, renewable energy resources and e-cars to combat with the environmental issue and reduce carbon emission.
She also talked about the challenges and threats of climate change are a common responsibility of all global partners.
She added that Pakistan needs a lot of cash to implement its planned agenda. It is the responsibility of the world community to help Pakistan in coping disastrous effects of changing climate of the globe.
She told that the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres is highly concerned with the issues emanating due to climate change.
The UN chief is well aware of the fact that Pakistan is playing a positive role within its capacity to counter the impacts of climate change despite financial constraints.
Long term policies in line with sustainable development goals are required to make Pakistan a safer place for our coming generation.