Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gull said that the incumbent government has served the notices to all major industries to convert into pollution free modern technology within three years and remove all obsolete technology as soon as possible.
She said that incumbent regime has taken steps to control the pollution and launched tree plantation drives across the country. Pakistan is facing pollution problems because of the use of obsolete technology.
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Pakistan needs international financial support against pollution and control global warming, she said, adding that the government had signed agreements with different states to control global warming.
The trend of solar energy increasing in the country which was very useful for friendly environment, said the minister.
The minister said that the world community has hailed the Prime Minister’s vision on climate change. The Ministry of Climate Change strictly checking and monitoring all projects of tree plantation and environmental changes.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 2nd, 2021.
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