PM leaves for Geneva to co-host Int'l Conference on Resilient Pakistan along with UNSG - AsiaNet-Pakistan

PM leaves for Geneva to co-host Int’l Conference on Resilient Pakistan along with UNSG

January 8, 2023 | | Share:

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has left for Geneva to co-host International Conference on Climate Resilient Pakistan along with UN Secretary General.

A high-level delegation, comprising Federal Ministers Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Ishaq Dar, Sherry Rehman and Marriyum Aurangzeb, is also accompanying the Prime Minister.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister while announcing it on Twitter wrote that we will present the case of flood victims before the world.

He said he will also throw light on steps taken by the government for relief and rehabilitation of the flood-affected people.

Shehbaz Sharif said we will place comprehensive post-disaster framework plan for recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction with resilience before development partners and friendly countries.

He said bridging funding gap is the key to restore critical infrastructure, rebuild lives, livelihoods and revive economy.

The Prime Minister said humanity is at an inflection point in world history.

He said our actions today will shape the resilient future for our succeeding generations.

He said millions of Pakistanis affected by unprecedented devastation look for compassion and solidarity to build back better.

In the Conference, Pakistan will present the contribution to Pakistan's reconstruction and rehabilitation at the Conference, and seek international support and long-term partnerships for its implementation.

The Conference programme will feature a high-level opening segment, to be co-chaired by the Prime Minister and the UN Secretary General, followed by the official launch of the plan "contribution to Pakistan's reconstruction and rehabilitation" and partner support announcements.

At the Conference, the Prime Minister will outline Pakistan’s vision for rehabilitating the affected population and reconstructing the damaged infrastructure in a resilient manner, with the support of development partners, and the country’s transition towards a more dynamic and sustainable economic development model.

The Prime Minister and the UN Secretary General will also hold a joint press stakeout.

Heads of States and Governments, Ministers and high-level representatives from several countries and International Financial Institutions, Foundations and Funds, as well as from international development organisations, private sector, civil society and International NGOs will participate in the Conference.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Category: General