Climate Change Council Meets: PM Calls For Strategy To Deal With Climate Change
Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar has directed to prepare short-term, medium-term and long-term frameworks to deal with the harmful impacts of climate change.
He issued these directives while chairing the 2nd meeting of Pakistan Climate Change Council in Islamabad.
The Prime Minister said climate change is a national security issue for developing countries like Pakistan. He said Pakistan's share in increasing global climate change is less than one percent, but it is on the top of the most affected countries.
He said last year, one third of Pakistan's population was affected by floods as a result of climate change.
He said the developing countries need to take measures to protect themselves from the threats posed by climate change.
Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar lauded the steps taken by the ministry of climate change and activists belonging to Pakistan, who raised their voices regarding climate change.
He also appreciated the cooperation of the provinces with the federation for prevention of the harmful impacts of climate change.