Pakistan fully committed to address climate change issue

ISLAMABAD, June 5 (APP): Foreign Office Spokesperson Sunday said that Pakistan was fully committed to take ambitious actions to address climate change and environmental hazards. “Going forward, we reaffirm our resolve in taking action on combating climate change, protecting biological diversity, and reversing ecosystem degradation,” the spokesperson said in a press release in connection with… Continue reading Pakistan fully committed to address climate change issue

ECOSOC chief Munir Akram urges global commitment to protect, restore ecosystems

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 04 (APP):The President of UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Pakistani Ambassador Munir Akram, Friday called for an international commitment to ecosystem restoration so as to reverse the harm done to the planet and its forests, oceans, glaciers, rivers and lakes, thus creating a global community at peace with nature. “The Covid-19… Continue reading ECOSOC chief Munir Akram urges global commitment to protect, restore ecosystems

Legislation on cards against illegal industry, environmental challenges: Minister

LAHORE, Jun 04 (APP):Provincial Minister for Environment Protection Muhammad Rizwan has said that he is pursuing aggressive legislation to check the growth of illegal industry and resultant environmental challenges in Punjab. In an interview with APP on the eve of World Environment Day (WED) at his office on Friday, he said in the absence of… Continue reading Legislation on cards against illegal industry, environmental challenges: Minister

Pakistan’s initiatives on environment being recognized globally: Fawad

ISLAMABAD, Jun 4 (APP): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Friday said it was a great honour for Pakistan to host World Environment Day on Saturday, themed ‘Ecosystem Restoration’. Speaking at an inauguration ceremony of two-day photographic exhibition in Pak-China Friendship Centre, he said it was a recognition of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)… Continue reading Pakistan’s initiatives on environment being recognized globally: Fawad

Pakistan to open virtual launch of UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration tomorrow

ISLAMABAD, Jun 3 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday will chair the official launch of the UN Decade for Ecosystem Restoration by Pakistan as host country, ahead of World Environment Day to celebrate nature protection through ecosystem revival. The official launch will be held virtually from the UN platform where the Prime Minister of… Continue reading Pakistan to open virtual launch of UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration tomorrow

Pakistan proudly leading ‘green finance’ innovations for a secure future: PM

ISLAMABAD, June 3 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said through ‘future green financing’, Pakistan was proud to take a lead in the conservation of ecological systems and ensure a secure and livable environment for its coming generations. Addressing at an event on Green Financing Innovations organized by the Ministry of Climate Change in… Continue reading Pakistan proudly leading ‘green finance’ innovations for a secure future: PM

Will leave behind environmentally protected, pollution free Pakistan: PM

HARIPUR, May 27 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday said that the force behind the government’s 10 Billion Tree Tsunami Project and other such endeavors was its objective to leave behind a Pakistan with a protected environment and free from pollution. “One objective (of our environment-friendly initiatives) is to mitigate the impacts of climate change.… Continue reading Will leave behind environmentally protected, pollution free Pakistan: PM

Pakistan on track to meet renewable energy targets by year 2030: Amin Aslam

ISLAMABAD, May 23 (APP):Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam on Sunday said that Pakistan would become the world’s best example in green energy revolution as government was well on track to meet the renewable energy targets by 2030 and will raise it to 60% through renewable resources. Pakistan was… Continue reading Pakistan on track to meet renewable energy targets by year 2030: Amin Aslam

Govt on mission to restore beauty of forests ‘under 10 billion tree Tsunami project’ : Amin Aslam

ISLAMABAD, Apr 4 (APP): Adviser to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam on Sunday said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) government was on mission to restore the lost beauty of forests and expand green areas of the country through forests under ’10 Billion Tree Tsunami’ projects. Talking to PTV news channel, he… Continue reading Govt on mission to restore beauty of forests ‘under 10 billion tree Tsunami project’ : Amin Aslam

In a historic first, Pakistan to host World Environment Day

ISLAMABAD, Mar 1 (APP): Pakistan, in acknowledgment to its leading role in ecological conservation, has been mandated to host World Environment Day to be held on June 5 in federal capital. The country received this honour after the international community acknowledges its leading role in conservation of environment despite a developing country. In a joint… Continue reading In a historic first, Pakistan to host World Environment Day

Top UN official thanks Pakistan for hosting World Environment Day June 5

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 23 (APP): The head of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Inger Andersen, has expressed her “huge thanks” to Pakistan for its move to host World Environment Day 2021. The flagship day, to be celebrated in partnership with UNEP on June 5, will also mark the formal launch of the UN Decade on… Continue reading Top UN official thanks Pakistan for hosting World Environment Day June 5

British govt congratulates Pakistan on Billion Tree Tsunami initiative, implementing efforts

ISLAMABAD, Jan 26 (APP): The British government has lauded the government of Pakistan’s efforts on successfully initiating and implementing the Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Afforestation Project, to tackle climate change and green growth in the country. The initiative not only includes tree plantation and regeneration but also focuses on supporting implementation of the UN’s Sustainable… Continue reading British govt congratulates Pakistan on Billion Tree Tsunami initiative, implementing efforts

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