Pakistan achieved UN climate action goal 10 years before deadline

Pakistan has achieved a significant milestone by meeting United Nations Sustainable Development goal (SDG) 13, ten years before deadline.

According to details, Pakistan has achieved UN SDG 13 ten years ahead of its 2030 deadline. Malik Amin Aslam – Adviser to the Prime Minister on climate change, has stated that the country has successfully achieved SDG 13 which reflects the government’s commitment towards ensuring a green and healthy environment.

Advisor to Prime Minister on Climate Change, Malik Amin Aslam said, “It is indeed a landmark achievement for the country to have achieved the crucial sustainable development goal 13 ‘Climate Action’ well 10 years before deadline of 2030 for the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.”

He further added that some of such leading initiatives taken by the present government include 10 Billion Tree Tsunami Programme, Clean Green Pakistan Initiative, Clean Green Pakistan Index,

The UN-led 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the roadmap to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all, Launched and adopted by all UN member countries in September 2015.

Noteworthy, Pakistan is ranked fifth on ‘Climate Risk Index 2020’ – a German watchdog on climate change, making Pakistan one of the most affected countries by extreme weathers conditions due to global warming.

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