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The Prime Minister confirmed the desire to further strengthen bilateral relations with Germany

  • Says COP-27 must be bold decisions to address climate change
  • Praises the German support during the meeting with Chancellor Olaf Scholz

SHARM EL SHEIKH, EGYPT: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday stressed that COP27 must be bold decisions to address the issue of climate change, especially in context of climate justiceadaptation and creation of a special funding mechanism for climate loss and damage.

prime minister met German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on aside of Climate Summit at COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh.

The leaders of the two countries reviewed bilateral relations and discussed possible directions for expansion of cooperation. Regional and global questions of mutual interest also discussed, said the Prime Minister Office Media Wing. in Press release.

prime minister emphasized that, despite his minor contribution to global emissions, Pakistan was facing main blow of natural disasters caused by the climate.

He expressed gratitude for Germany support during recent climate floods in Pakistan and briefed Chancellor Scholz on in governmentrehabilitation and reconstruction plans.

prime minister commended for durability and work ethics of German people and reaffirmed Pakistan’s firm commitment to further strengthening bilateral cooperation with Germany, especially in fields of trade and investment, climate change and renewable energy.

touching need benefit from young population, prime minister called for closer cooperation between Pakistan and Germany for creating productive opportunities for youth in varied areas.

Thanks for technical training support which Germany supplied to Pakistan over years, prime minister emphasized need for constant exchange of knowledge.

He also expressed his gratitude for Germany continues support for Pakistan GSP Plus Status with EU, which was a mutually beneficial agreement.

Chancellor Scholz showed keen interest in Reconstruction and reconstruction of Pakistan plans in commemoration of devastating floods, and assured the prime minister of Germany continues support.

Discussing the situation in the region, prime minister highlighted Pakistan’s efforts in facilitating evacuation from Afghanistan on request of foreign governments, including Germany.

prime minister emphasized that further interaction of in international community with temporary Afghan government was critical improve the dire humanitarian and economic situation in Afghanistan. Chancellor Scholz confirmed need for inclusive government as well as protection of human rights.

prime minister also Noticed of German chancellor to the situation in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) and Associated Risks to Peace and Stability in in region.

The Prime Minister welcomes the inclusion of ‘loss, damage issue’ on the COP-27 agenda item

Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif on On Tuesday, it was highlighted that vulnerable developing countries such as Pakistan, were already witnessed unprecedented devastating impacts of climate change, even if they contributed very little to it.

He also emphasized that issue of “Loss and Damage” one of in key priorities for Pakistan and welcomed its inclusion on the agenda item of KS-27.

prime minister took part in the high-level round table at COP-27 on “Scaling up Actions and support on Loss and damage is a global shield against climate risks.”

event was shared hosted German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo on important topic of “Loss and damage” related with Changing of the climate.

The meeting was attended by a number of heads of state and government, Prime Minister Office Media Wing said. in Press release.

prime minister informed participants on situation in in flood-hit areas of Pakistan and government action for reconstruction and rehabilitation of flood impact zones.

He emphasized that this for in first time when the SC agreed to formally discuss funding arrangements for loss and damage caused by persistent pressure from developing countries under the chairmanship of Pakistan of Group of 77 and China.

Understanding the importance of the Global Climate Shield Initiative, prime minister called for updated international solidarity and cooperation to overcome the consequences of changing of the climate.

He stressed that the desired funding mechanism should serve as the main vehicle coordinate and mobilize financial resources to address losses and damages in developing countries.

He also stressed that COP27 provided a very timely opportunity to clear and determined decisions in in this respect.

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