UN summit agreement to protect biodiversity historic: PM

ISLAMABAD, Dec 19 (APP): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Monday said the agreement to protect a third of the planet by 2030 reached at COP15 United Nations Biodiversity Summit was truly nothing short of being historic. In a tweet on social media platform Twitter, he said “Protecting our biodiversity is key to putting nature on a… Continue reading UN summit agreement to protect biodiversity historic: PM

Eco-degradation endangering biodiversity, food security

LAHORE, Nov 27 (APP): Ecosystem degradation through the depletion of natural resources like water, air, soil and habitat is bringing about destructive effects on the environment endangering biodiversity, wildlife and food security. With the rising population and availability of meager resources to excel in this domain, the environmental issues continued to aggravate over the years.… Continue reading Eco-degradation endangering biodiversity, food security

Pakistan envoy, Canadian minister discuss strengthening multidimensional bilateral partnership

ISLAMABAD, Oct 25 (APP): Pakistan High Commissioner to Canada Zaheer A. Janjua on Tuesday met the Canadian Minister of Housing, Diversity and Inclusion Ahmed Hussen and discussed the issues of mutual interest. The Canadian minister called the meeting with the high commissioner as a productive discussion during which many ways were discussed to strengthen Canada… Continue reading Pakistan envoy, Canadian minister discuss strengthening multidimensional bilateral partnership

High time for int’l community to take tangible steps on climate change: FO 

ISLAMABAD, June 6 (APP): Pakistan has urged the international community to raise ambition and translate political commitments on combating climate change and environmental degradation into tangible actions on ground.   “Going forward, we reaffirm our commitment to playing our due role in combating climate crisis, protecting biological diversity, and ecosystem restoration,” Foreign Office spokesperson said in… Continue reading High time for int’l community to take tangible steps on climate change: FO 

PM’s aide Malik Amin join hands with global leaders to stem biodiversity loss

ISLAMABAD, Oct 18 (APP): Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Climate Change, Malik Amin Aslam, has reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to join global efforts for protecting environmentally and biologically-sensitive areas worldwide to stem loss of biodiversity resources, which feed the life on earth. He said this while speaking to the first meeting of the international High… Continue reading PM’s aide Malik Amin join hands with global leaders to stem biodiversity loss

ECOSOC Chief Munir Akram urges global action to preserve natural world

ECOSOC Chief Munir Akram urges global action to preserve natural world

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 01 (APP): The President of UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Pakistani Ambassador Munir Akram, has called for political will on part of world leaders to achieve biodiversity goals aimed at protecting the Earth’s plant and wildlife. Addressing the first-ever UN Biodiversity Summit, he said it was a biodiverse and hospitable planet… Continue reading ECOSOC Chief Munir Akram urges global action to preserve natural world

WWF urges global leaders for immediate action to protect biodiversity

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 1 (APP): Director General, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Hammad Naqi Khan Thursday underlined the need for global leaders to take urgent action for protecting biodiversity and mitigate human activities that are resulting in climate change, land and ocean degradation, pollution and a whole lot more. In a tweet, he said, “Nature… Continue reading WWF urges global leaders for immediate action to protect biodiversity

Pakistan resolved to preserve its valued biodiversity, avert climate change impacts: PM

PM Imran Khan address United Nations Summit on Biodiversity

UNITED NATIONS, Sep 30 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan Wednesday while highlighting Pakistan’s unique ecological diversity, reaffirmed the country’s resolve to preserve the valued asset and protect flora and fauna, besides achieving resilience against the climate change. In his virtual address to the United Nations Summit on Biodiversity at the level of Heads of State… Continue reading Pakistan resolved to preserve its valued biodiversity, avert climate change impacts: PM

Ahead of biodiversity summit, UN officials call for action to preserve the natural world

UNITED NATIONS, Sep 29 (APP): Top UN officials working to preserve the natural world have called for “action now” ahead of a crucial biodiversity summit on Wednesday, where world leaders will reaffirm their commitment to the cause. “We have no time to wait. Biodiversity loss, nature loss, it is at an unprecedented level in the… Continue reading Ahead of biodiversity summit, UN officials call for action to preserve the natural world

Govt taking significant steps for combating climate change, says Zartaj Gul

ISLAMABAD, Aug 24 (APP): Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gul Monday said the present government was taking all-out measures for the overall environmental protection through forests regeneration and biodiversity conservation programmes for boosting the country’s climate-resilience. Talking to a private news channel, she said government has taken several steps for preservation of biodiversity… Continue reading Govt taking significant steps for combating climate change, says Zartaj Gul

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