The grand success of the Geneva Conference is a manifestation of international commitment to combat global climate change: Speaker National Assembly
Islamabad(Muhammad Basharat) Assembly Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf said that he has congratulated Pakistan Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres for the successful holding of the international conference.
Speaker Raja Pervez Ashraf thanked the European Union (EU), USAID, Asian Development Bank (ADB), Islamic Development Bank (IDB), World Bank (WB), China, Saudi Arabia, Germany, Japan, France, Azerbaijan. Paid more than $9 billion in generous aid to flood-affected people and reconstruction of affected areas and other climate change-related damages to help flood-affected people recover and rebuild infrastructure. Will be. He also appreciated the efforts of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for drawing the world’s attention to the massive loss of life and property caused by recent floods in Pakistan.
He said that the successful Geneva conference is a manifestation of the spirit of cooperation of the international community to deal with global climate change. The speaker said that the Parliament of Pakistan has been in the forefront in fighting the case of environmental justice and in this regard, under the National Assembly. Organized Immediately after the flood, a seminar involving countries from the IPU Asia-Pacific region was organized, which helped Pakistan to highlight the devastating effects of the flood at the global level.And on this occasion, a letter was also sent to the Secretary General of IPU for the establishment of a global fund to compensate the damages caused by climate change in Pakistan and to deal with global climate change in the general assembly meeting of IPU. The establishment of a global fund was demanded. He said that as a result of Pakistan’s parliamentary diplomacy in the COP 27 conference, the establishment of the Loss and Damages Fund was implemented, which is a manifestation of the success of Pakistan’s parliamentary diplomacy. He expressed confidence that a successful Geneva conference would help in the rehabilitation of the flood victims and reconstruction of the affected areas.