British HC congrats Pakistan for launching global anti-plastic campaign
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“As COP President the UK hosted COP26 Glasgow last November and made ambitious commitments on coal, cars, nature and finance.”
British HC said that the Pakistan delegation in Glasgow was headed by SAPM Aslam and it demonstrated global leadership on climate change by signing up to reduce methane emissions and to improve our natural habitat.”
Like most countries, Pakistan is also grappling with growing plastic pollution which is expected to double from 4 million tons today to 8 million tons by 2050, he added.
He commented that signing the GPAP was a landmark step which shows Pakistan’s commitment towards a greener future.
“We are also leading the call for a new global ’30 by 30’ target to protect at least 30 percent of land and at least 30 percent of oceans by 2030 which Pakistan is already a signatory.”
He congratulated government, private sectors, communicates and individuals should contribute towards a better plastic economy.
He said, “I hope we all can collectively help reduce the threat of plastic pollution.
Also, RPO Sahiwal inaugurated new Gender Protection Unit in Sahiwal Group Development Pakistan and the UKAid to train police officials on gender justice, including gender based violence and child marriage. The UK's Representative to Punjab Alex Ballinger addressed the launching ceremony,
Bahut mubarak @RpoSahiwal for inauguration of their new Gender Protection Unit in Sahiwal with @gdpakistan and #UKAid, to train police officials on gender justice, including gender based violence & child marriage#GenderEquality pic.twitter.com/AUNUF1wF5G— Alex Ballinger (@AlexBallinger_) February 24, 2022
Sahiwal: Mr @UK_AlexB, UK Representative to Punjab, speaks at the inauguration ceremony of the Pilot Library & Gender Protection Unit established in collaboration with @RpoSahiwal.@ukinpakistan @NCRC_Pakistan @mohrpakistan @MoLawJusticeof1 @AusHCPak @unwomen_pak @UN_EndViolence pic.twitter.com/T2frdStBaJ— Group Development Pakistan (@gdpakistan) February 24, 2022