HARIPUR: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday has said that the government taking steps to address the challenges of climate change.
While addressing the ceremony in connection with the Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Program in the Haripur, PM said that his government had undertaken several projects including that of the Ten Billion Tree Tsunami, the establishment of national parks, and restoration of wetlands and wildlife to achieve that objective.
The premier said Pakistan has taken climate change very seriously and taking practical steps to deal with its effects. Pakistan is included in the list of 10 countries that are most affected by climate change.
“We want to leave a better Pakistan for our upcoming generations,” Prime Minister Imran Khan said.
PM Khan said the effects of climate change can be reversed if the government showed will.
PM Imran Khan further said Pakistan’s efforts to fight climate change are being appreciated worldwide and Islamabad is hosting World Environment Day.
Special Assistant for Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam briefed PM Imran Khan on the achievements of the Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Program.
Prime Minister also took briefing on the report on the “Nature Capital of Pakistan” of the United Nations Environment Program.