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CLIMATE CHANGE: UNGA ADOPTS RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF PAKISTAN

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This was stated by FM Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in a tweet on Sunday. The foreign minister thanked the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) for passing the resolution in support of Pakistan to combat the climate change hazards following the recent floods.

“The resolution on Pakistan’s climate catastrophe, sponsored by 141 countries passed unanimously at UNGA. China, the United States and Russia are among the co-sponsors, at a time of great geo-political divides we are particularly grateful for this unity,” he wrote.

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted a resolution expressing support for Pakistan and strengthening of emergency relief, rehabilitation, reconstruction and prevention in the wake of the recent devastating floods.

The resolution was proposed by Pakistan and cosponsored by 151 countries to demonstrate solidarity with millions of people in Pakistan affected by the recent devastating floods.

While introducing the resolution, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative at UN Munir Akram highlighted that Pakistan is one of the most climate-vulnerable countries in the world, even though our carbon emissions are less than 1% of global emissions.

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He also expressed Pakistan’s gratitude to all those who have provided assistance and referred to the upscaled Flash Appeal and the preparation of a Plan for Reconstruction with resilience.

He asked for continuous support from Pakistan on grounds of solidarity and climate change.

The President of the UNGA expressed solidarity with the people of Pakistan and reminded them that a “climate catastrophe” is still unfolding in Pakistan, which he called an “epic tragedy.

Earlier, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted a resolution expressing support for Pakistan and strengthening of emergency relief, rehabilitation, reconstruction and prevention in the wake of the recent devastating floods.

The resolution was proposed by Pakistan and cosponsored by 151 countries to demonstrate solidarity with millions of people in Pakistan affected by the recent devastating floods.

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