Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday mentioned he can not perceive the explanation why there’s a “cacophony” over Islamabad’s omission from the upcoming local weather convention, to which world leaders, together with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have been invited by the Biden administration.
US President Joe Biden earlier this month invited 40 world leaders for a digital leaders’ summit on local weather scheduled for April 22-23.
Apparently, irked by the snub, Khan tweeted, “I am puzzled at the cacophony over Pak not being invited to a climate change conf! My govt’s environment policies are driven solely by our commitment to our future generations of a clean and green Pakistan to mitigate the impact of climate change.”
Pakistan PM additionally mentioned that he has already laid out priorities for the UN Climate Change Conference 2021.
“Hence our initiatives of Green Pakistan, 10 bn-tree tsunami, nature-based solutions, cleaning up our rivers etc. We have gained vast experience in seven yrs, beginning with KP, and our policies are being recognised and lauded. We are ready to help any state wanting to learn from our experience,” Khan mentioned referring to a tree-planting drive to revive forests.
The leaders’ summit on local weather known as by Biden will underscore the urgency–and the financial benefits–of stronger local weather motion, in response to a press release by the White House.
It will probably be a key milestone on the street to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) this November in Glasgow.
The summit will reconvene the US-led Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate, which brings collectively 17 international locations liable for about 80 per cent of worldwide emissions and international GDP.
Biden additionally invited the heads of different international locations which might be demonstrating sturdy local weather management, are particularly susceptible to local weather impacts, or are charting progressive pathways to a net-zero economic system.
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