Rana Mashhood opens 2nd Int’l Conference & Exhibition on second day of Environment 2022

Lahore: Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan Ex. Minister Punjab inaugurated 2nd International Conference & Exhibition on the second day of Environment (ICE) 2022 on May 12th, 2022 at Faletti’s Hotel, Lahore.
Syed Mubashar Hussain, Secretary Environment Protection Department Punjab, Director General EPA Punjab Ambreen Sajid, Deputy Secretary EPD Imran Sial, AS EPD Samia Saleem, Director Admin Muhstaq Ahmed Tiwana, Communication head Sajid Bashir, Project Director Dr. Waqar and Environmental Specialists, Engineers, Regulators, representatives of Government Institutions, Policy Makers, Think tanks, Academia, Researchers, Representatives of Industries, Multinational Corporations, Civil Society, NGOs attended the conference.
Chief Guest Rana Mashhood Ahmed while addressing to the conference participants paid his thanks to World Bank and its team for hosting the 2nd Environmental International Conference and Exhibition (ICE). Rana Mashhood was of the view that Global warming has become an active threat to the ambient environment, the world is already late to take cognizance of the fact that environment degradation and pollution is not only hampering the industrial growth but also adversely effecting biodiversity and human health. You all are very well aware of the fact that Pakistan is the 5th most populous country in the world. Even with the population of more than 227 million, we are contributing to less than 01 percent of the world greenhouse gases but at the same time Pakistan is the 10th most vulnerable and effected countries by climate change and its adverse effects. She said that I have no reasons to share with you people that Government of Pakistan as well as Punjab Government are fully aware and committed to protect the environment. Punjab Green Development Programme funded by the World Bank was finalized with the financial Volume of $ 273 million dollars.
Syed Mubashar Hussain, Secretary Environment Protection Department Punjab along with Rana Mashhood gave the certificates to the conference participants and also visited the stalls established by various environment friendly industries and government departments.