PM puts emphasis on the need of holistic approach to ‘tackle climate change’

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

31st Mar, 2021. 02:08 pm

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday shared his article on Twitter, in which he has highlighted the risks Pakistan is facing due to the climate change.

According to the details, Prime Minister Imran Khan while sharing his published article in a tweet, said that:

A holistic approach to tackling climate change is needed including financial commitments.

Imran Khan in his article wrote:

Monsoon season in Pakistan is time of hope and fear.

Imran Khan said, ‘Hope because the rains irrigate our farmlands and refresh our cities after the intense summer heat.’

Imran Khan said,

‘Fear that the rains will overwhelm us, bursting river banks and unleashing urban flash floods.’

Prime Minister wrote:

Last summer Pakistan experienced the heaviest rains in a century, with an unprecedented cloudburst leaving much of the sprawling metropolis of Karachi inundated, rendering thousands homeless and over a hundred dead.

He said:

Pakistan is used to coping with heavy monsoon rains, but 2020 was unexpectedly intense, and scientists tell us this will become increasingly common as our planet warms.

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