ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, particular Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Local weather Change Malik Amin Aslam stated the latest go to of the Saudi delegation for expertise sharing and to formally kick begin collaboration on Inexperienced Saudi Initiative would unveil a brand new period of ‘Inexperienced Diplomacy’ launched by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Addressing a high-level media briefing flanked by head of the delegation Chief Government Officer (CEO) Nationwide Centre for Vegetation Cowl and Combating Desertification, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Dr. Khaled bin Abdullah Al-Abdulqadir, Amin Aslam welcomed the Saudi delegation and stated the Pak-Saudi collaboration can be opening a brand new chapter of cordial ties between the 2 brotherly international locations.
“That is the brand new Pakistan envisioned by the Prime Minister that has emerged through the instances of COVID-19 pandemic with 5.37 % GDP progress. The Economist has ranked Pakistan among the many prime three international locations with the rising financial system through the pandemic,” the SAPM famous.
In recognition of the profitable nature conservation and ecosystem restoration efforts below the Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Plantation challenge of the nation, he stated Pakistan was made Asia Pacific Forestry Champion by the UNEP.
“Pakistan has been declared a mannequin of forestry to be replicated by Asia,” Amin knowledgeable. The SAPM talked about that the Saudi delegation has arrived to be taught from Pakistan’s expertise in forestry, including, “They are going to go to our nationwide parks, mangroves, and Ten Billion plantation websites throughout the nation.”
On this event, the SAPM provided the top of the Saudi delegation that Pakistan wished to supply its expertise in forestry to chip within the huge Saudi Inexperienced Initiative, whereas this inexperienced collaboration between each the international locations was backed by robust inexperienced leaderships and visions of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Talking on the event, head of Saudi delegation Dr. Khalid bin Abdullah stated that he was glad to be in Pakistan on a go to to have expertise sharing on Pakistan’s inexperienced Initiatives.
He knowledgeable that the KSA has launched a goal of 10 billion bushes within the Kingdom and 40 billion for the Center East below the Saudi Inexperienced Initiative.
“All these initiatives are for excellent collaboration between KSA and Pakistan. Pakistan’s inexperienced Initiatives are globally praised and we need to see it on the bottom and go to the plantation websites of the Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Plantation challenge”, he expressed.
He talked about that the KSA has a fantastic imaginative and prescient to boost its nationwide parks and drive environmental conservation for sustainable human existence. “We now have opened doorways for your complete international group to collaborate in 40 billion bushes plantation throughout the Center East,” he stated.
Dr. Khalid stated the main focus of the plantation can be indigenous species that have been local weather adaptable as KSA has 2,600 native species of such bushes.
Responding to varied media queries, the SAPM stated that the go to was a part of the technical group created after the memorandum of understanding (MoU) inked final 12 months in KSA for collaboration below Saudi Inexperienced Initiative.
“The KSA delegation desires to check Pakistan’s on-ground initiatives whereas within the subsequent section a joint working group might be created to spearhead the partnership below the Saudi Inexperienced Initiative”, he added.
Later, the SAPM offered a memento of Billion Tree Honey to the Saudi delegation and stated, “the Billion Tree Honey is nice just like the cordial brotherly Pak-Saudi relations.”