Appeals the world to invest in alternative sources of energy
Secretary General United Nations, Antonio Guterres said that traditional fuels have been used by big countries, and Pakistan and other developing countries are suffering from them.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres along with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah visited the flood affected areas in Sindh.
Pakistan and other developing countries are paying a horrific price for the intransigence of big emitters that continue to bet on fossil fuels.
From Islamabad, I am issuing a global appeal:
Stop the madness.
Invest in renewable energy now.
End the war with nature. pic.twitter.com/P0jtVikv1r
— António Guterres (@antonioguterres) September 10, 2022
On the occasion of his visit to the flood affected areas of Sindh, the UN Secretary General made a global appeal that the world should invest in alternative sources of energy, this madness should be stopped now.
Antonio Guterres said that the war should end with nature, regretting the loss of life and property caused by the flood.
The Secretary General of the UN said that the international community must support Pakistan in this difficult time.
He said that steps are needed to reduce environmental pollution, the international community has to play its role to deal with climate challenges.
Rehabilitation of flood victims is a big challenge, Chief Minister
During UN Secretary General’s visit, the Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah gave a briefing in Sukkur regarding the damage and relief operations in the province.
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah told UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres that rehabilitation of flood victims is a big challenge, rehabilitation of basic infrastructure is our first priority.
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said that the floods have caused a lot of damage to crops and livestock.
He told the UN Secretary General that the recent floods have caused destruction in the districts of Sindh on a large scale, we need more tents and mosquito nets for the flood victims.
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He said that the work of rehabilitation of the flood victims has been started, in this difficult time we need the help of the international community.
It is clear that the Prime Minister and the UN Secretary General met the victims during their visit to Sindh, Balochistan and reviewed the relief operations.
international parliamentary delegation to reach tomorrow
The international parliamentary delegation will arrive in Pakistan tomorrow for the flood victims rehabilitation mission. The delegation will reach Islamabad to show solidarity with the Pakistani nation.
The President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union will arrive in Pakistan tomorrow along with his delegation on a 3-day visit.
President Inter-Parliamentary Union President Dr. Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani and Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf will meet.