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.
A father’s leniency nearly killed his 15-year-old son as a result of a traffic accident. The father used to allow his son, who had not reached the legal age, to drive his vehicle on their way back home every day.
The thug did not know that the one he was trying to attack was the world champion in jiu-jitsu Alex Williams, who ended the fight quickly by knocking him to the ground.
Modi said that birthdays will come and go, but I will never forget my 71st birthday because of the nearly 2.5 crore (25m) vaccine jabs, which the country administered, marking a new feat against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Expressing his thanks and appreciation to Majid Al Futtaim following the group’s announcement that 3,000 jobs would be offered for Emiratis, Sheikh Mohammed stressed that there are companies that behave as partners in the country and others that want to use the country only to meet their own interests.