Pakistan

MALTA (Staff Report) – Climate change is posing a serious threat to human life in the world especially Pakistan, said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while addressing Commonwealth summit on Climate Change in Malta.


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He informed the audience that Pakistan had experienced mighty floods in 2010 and 2011. He called for providing of latest technology and other resources for implementation of decisions of the conference in letter and spirit, saying: “cooperation should be provided to underdeveloped countries to overcome the challenges of climate change”.

Nawaz said Pakistan was hit by climate change badly and Himalayan Glaciers are melting very quickly as compared to other parts of the world.

He said we are adopting environment-friendly policies to overcome climate degradation.

PM Nawaz Sharif also attended a banquet hosted by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II for the heads of government of Commonwealth countries and their spouses.

Begum Kalsoom Nawaz accompanied the Prime Minister at the dinner, which was also attended by the members of the Royal family.