Prime Minister Imran Khan has on Wednesday underscored the need for drastic measures to stop stealing wealth from developing countries.
Addressing at the governing council of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) virtually, the premier said that the world faced a “looming agricultural crisis”.
He maintained that they needed a common global plan for the survival of all mankind.
COVID-19 badly affected the economy of the poor countries, PM Imran said.
He further added that they needed $4.3 trillion to recover from the aftermaths of the pandemic.
“I further propose that a new strategy for sustainable food production and consumption should be considered and adopted at the Food Systems Summit next year,” he said.
On the occasion, the prime minister also shared Pakistan’s efforts to mitigate the sufferings of poor people including the historic $8 billion relief package given by the government during the COVID-19 pandemic.
During his address, PM Imran Khan also proposed a five-point agenda for the uplift of the developing countries in the world.