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Pakistan committed to implement Paris Agreement: Zahid Hamid

09 May, 2016

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Law, Justice and Climate Change Zahid Hamid held meeting with Ambassador of the European Union delegation to Pakistan, Jean-Francois Cautain, along with Ambassador of France on implementation of Paris Agreement, Martine Dorance, at Ministry of Climate Change.

Zahid Hamid said, “Pakistan is committed to implement Paris Agreement. In this regard, Pakistan is establishing Climate Change Council under the chairmanship of prime minister”.

He said Pakistan is the fourth country in the world to establish climate change authority and it will be a professional body responsible to monitor climate change in all development sectors.

The minister informed the delegation, “Green Pakistan Programme is being launched with the specific objective to ensure implementation of Paris Agreement. This includes both mitigation and adoption initiatives like promotion of forestation, renewable energy etc along with awareness.

The minister said, “National Climate Change Policy Implementation Committee has been activated to oversee the progress of implementation of policy recommendations at federal and provincial level. A framework has also been developed to facilitate the implementation process”.

He said, “Pakistan is at 135th in global emitters but still Pakistan is putting its efforts and doing preparations to grab its part from Green Climate Fund. The second National Communication Study and Technology Need Assessment under CTCN have been initiated”.

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