On Wednesday, it was made public that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif held talks with international leaders outside the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, in which he briefed them about the flood crisis in Pakistan.
In my conversations with world leaders #UNGA In the session, I apprised them of the flood disaster and highlighted the need for collective action to tackle climate change. I also told him that Pakistan is keen to forge a partnership in the field of trade and economy.
— Shahbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) September 21, 2022
The Prime Minister emphasized the importance of collective action in the fight against climate change. “I also told them that Pakistan is keen to increase cooperation in the field of trade and economy,” he said in a tweet. According to Kerry’s tweet, the two leaders discussed the devastating floods that devastated Pakistan. He helped $55 million, which the US has already contributed.
He added, “My heart goes out to the affected areas and the people of Pakistan.” Apart from meeting other leaders, the Prime Minister will also attend the dinner reception of US President Joe Biden.
PM Shahbaz’s activities will also include meetings with Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Antonio Guterres, Premier Li Keqiang of China and Fumio Kishida of Japan. Pakistan needs to invest more to be climate resilient: FM Bilawal
US Special Envoy for Climate Change John Kerry meets Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif on the sidelines of 77th session #UNGA
— Government of Pakistan (@Govtof Pakistan) September 21, 2022
Separately, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari spoke about the need for the use of the private sector in building infrastructure, renewable energy, livelihoods and businesses for women and the revitalization of agriculture during a conference with Development Finance Corporation chief Scott Nathan. emphasized. DFC), an American organization that invests money in low- and middle-income countries.
,@CMShehbaz And I discussed Pakistan’s devastating floods, $55 million in US humanitarian aid so far, and the urgent need to work together to fight the climate crisis and prevent future tragedies. My heart goes out to the affected communities and Pakistani people pic.twitter.com/tLMX1xK1gm
— John Kerry, Special Envoy to the President (@ClimateEnvoy) September 21, 2022
He stressed that for Pakistan to build climate resilience, a “large investment” would be needed. To ensure that we address the challenge of climate change appropriately, Bilawal said raising additional funds through organizations such as the DFC, which includes coordinated efforts with others. development finance institutions, was essential.
The President of the World Bank Group, Mr. David Malpass called on Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif in New York on the sidelines of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly.#PMPakatUNGA pic.twitter.com/TBpqnGlQt1
— Prime Minister’s Office (@PakPMO) September 21, 2022