Imran Khan plants a sapling near Kuhata. Twitter photo
Gulf Today Report
Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he is proud of efforts for a clean and green Pakistan to fight pollution and climate change.
In a Tweet, he also shared a video clip highlighting Pakistan’s marvels in crossing a crucial milestone by achieving an overarching Sustainable Development Goal-13 “Climate Action” much before the deadline of 2030.
The United Nations report on annual Sustainable Development was launched recently.
The prime minister also tagged 1.03 minutes news report highlighting how the country is successfully fighting back the climatic changes.
The report has appreciated Pakistan for valuing the future of the whole planet and making huge efforts to secure the climate.
It is worth mentioning that Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf government launched number of mega projects including 10 Billion Tree Tsunami Programme, Clean Green Pakistan Initiative, Clean Green Pakistan Index and Protected Areas Initiative to ward off bitter effects of climate change experienced by the country in the forms of super floods, erratic weather pattern, rise in temperature, droughts and melting glaciers.
Explaining the proposed scheme, Zartaj Gul said that additional marks would be given to students for planting trees as part of educational activities; similar to the extra marks given under the National Cadet Corps programme.
Around 215 people — farmers, rural labourers and cattle graziers — have now died from strikes in the country's poorest state since late March, authorities said.
Crumbling glaciers and torrents of melt-water slicing through Greenland's ice block — as thick as ten Eiffel Towers end-to-end — were the single biggest source of global sea level rise in 2019 and accounted for 40 per cent of the total, researchers reported in the journal Communications Earth & Environment.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, also sent similar messages to President Abdul Hamid and Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the occasion.
This was on Friday evening, when the operations room was alerted about a brawl among members of one family in a house located in an area of the emirate. A police force immediately dispatched to the location of the house to deal with the incident.
President Joe Biden described the images from Mississippi as "heartbreaking," and said in a statement that he had spoken with Reeves and offered his condolences and full federal support for the recovery.
President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan awarded Fernando Igreja, former Ambassador of Brazil to the UAE, the Medal of Independence of the First Order in recognition of his efforts to strengthen relations between the two countries in all fields.