Agreements inked to protect mountain communities from natural disasters in GB and KPK

Islamabad, April 06, 2021 (PPI-OT): Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam said that the present government is taking all-out measures to mitigate adverse impacts climate change-caused disasters on mountain communities in the country’s north.
This he said on the occasion of a high-level ceremony held here on Tuesday regarding signing of different Letter of Agreements (LoAs) among UniRead More…

Agreements inked to protect mountain communities from natural disasters in GB and KPK

Islamabad, April 06, 2021 (PPI-OT): Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam said that the present government is taking all-out measures to mitigate adverse impacts climate change-caused disasters on mountain communities in the country’s north.
This he said on the occasion of a high-level ceremony held here on Tuesday regarding signing of different Letter of Agreements (LoAs) among UniRead More…

Body set up on Silk Route Ecologically Responsible Tourism

ISLAMABAD:While under the leadership of the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister, Malik Amin Aslam, is taking a holistic view of mitigating the adverse impacts on climate, the Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) has set up a Working Group (WG) on ‘Silk Route Ecologically Responsible Tourism and Preservation of Natural Resource Programme’ with the Aga Khan Cultural Service-Pakistan (AKCS-P) as the Secretariat. Read More…

Climate Change Ministry launches wildlife surveys for first country-specific red data book

ISLAMABAD:While the Ministry of Climate Change) recognizes the unprecedented threats to the country’s biodiversity, efforts are being taken to address the threats as a part of the present government’s efforts for reinvigorating the ailing biodiversity sector and ecosystem restoration under the Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Programme, according to a press statement issued here on Sunday. “An ambitious initiative hRead More…

(City): IUCN, FAO and WWF join hands with Pakistan to monitor largest afforestation

Islamabad:The Ministry of Climate Change has launched the Consortium to undertake Third Party Monitoring for its flagship Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Programme (TBTTP).The Government of Pakistan has mandated the Consortium which consists of IUCN, FAO and WWF to conduct the Third Party Monitoring and Evaluation of TBTTP from 2020 to 2024 in Pakistan. During media briefing Malik Amin Aslam, Special Assistant to the PriRead More…

Investments in urban forests must for tackling pollution, heat waves and groundwater depletion

Islamabad, June 03, 2018 (PPI-OT): Boosting tree covers in urban areas through sustainable and community-centric urban forestry programmes can help transform cities into more sustainable, heat wave and urban flood-resilient, healthy, equitable and liveable places, Climate Change Ministry media person and environmental education specialist Mohammad Saleem said.
“Without adequate investments in urban forestry programRead More…

Government committed to make TAPI Gas Pipeline Programme Environmentally-safe: Climate Change Parliamentary Secretary Romina Khurshid Alam

Islamabad, May 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): Parliamentary Secretary Ministry of Climate Change, Romina Khurshid Alam on Tuesday said the government is making all-out efforts to ensure that nearly 800-km long portion of the 825 kilometres-long of TAPI gas pipeline project is constructed in full conformity of the international, national and provincial environmental laws the country to protect environment, biodiversity and local Read More…

Protecting human health, environment from mercury exposure stressed

Islamabad, July 17, 2016 (PPI-OT): Deputy Director Climate Change Ministry, Dr Zaigham Abbas, has urged the provincial governments and relevant stakeholders to play their part for phasing out use of mercury in any form to protect the human health and environment.
During his meeting with the Balochistan Environment Secretary and Balochistan Environmental Protection Agency (BEPA), Dr. Abbas highlighted that absence of Read More…

208 million trees planted during three-month spring season: Climate Change Ministry Spokesperson

Islamabad, July 03, 2016 (PPI-OT): During spring season this year, 26.5 percent more trees against the target were planted across the country. Climate Change Ministry media spokesperson, Saleem Shaikh told media here on Sunday that a tree plantation target of 153 million was set for the spring season during a high-level inter-ministerial and inter-provincial meeting held in the climate change ministry on January 29.
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