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Govt engaging youth & children in tackling Climate Change issue: Amin Aslam
June 11, 2021

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Special Assistant on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam says the government is engaging youth and children in tackling the issue of Climate Change.

Addressing an event titled "Children and Ecosystem Restoration" in Islamabad on Friday, he said Pakistan is one of most affected countries by climate change in the world and collective efforts are the need of the hour.

Malik Amin Aslam said Pakistan has hosted the global event of World Environment Day this year in partnership with the UN Environment Programme. Theme of the day is "Ecosystem Restoration" with the aim to focus on resetting relation with nature.

He said Children in Pakistan are significantly contributing to restoration of ecosystems and the Ministry of Climate Change and UNICEF have planned to further strengthen these joint efforts.  He said Pakistan is committed to continuing efforts to reduce this impact. He said we believe that children are agents of change and we are actively involving them through our Clean and Green Pakistan movement.

Regional Director UNICEF South Asia George Laryea-Adjei and others, while addressing the occasion assured that the world body will continue its support to Pakistan to addressing the climate issue.