US extends invitation to Pakistan for Climate Change Summit

US extends invitation to Pakistan for Climate Change Summit

After initially excluding him from the list of participants, the United States invited Pakistan to President Joe Biden’s Climate Change Conference. Geo TV Reported Monday.

After Pakistan’s initial expulsion from the summit, Prime Minister Imran Khan reacted by saying that he was “shocked at Kokofoni”.

“[Pakistani] The Prime Minister explained that the government’s environmental policies are driven by our commitment to a clean and prosperous Pakistan for our future generations.

The Prime Minister had said that as a result of this commitment, Green Pakistan, 10 billion trees, tsunami, nature based solution, cleaning of our rivers have led to such measures.

The non-inclusion of the conference in the list of invitees has raised concerns in Pakistan as it is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change.

According to the Global Climate Risk Index 2021 released by Germany Watch, a non-profit organization, Pakistan is the fifth most vulnerable to climate change.

A few weeks later, however, John Kerry, the US special envoy for climate change, wrote a letter to Malik Amin Aslam, the federal minister for climate change and adviser to the Pakistani prime minister.

The Special Envoy invited Aslam to express his views on climate change during the summit on behalf of the US President.

“The purpose of this meeting is to find ways to strengthen joint global efforts against the climate crisis,” the US official said in a letter to Aslam.

“At the summit, the United States will set a 2030 target for the Paris Agreement,” the letter said, adding that “the leaders of the countries most affected by climate change have also been invited to the summit.” “

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The United States has invited world leaders, including leaders from China and Russia, to attend a summit on climate change in April.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin are among the 24 world leaders scheduled to meet on April 22-23, according to a White House statement.

Biden’s World Earth Summit on Climate Change is part of his efforts to make climate change a top priority. It will generally face epidemics and will be open to the public.


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