The Chinese envoy appreciated the present government’s green and clean initiatives, ambitious 10 Billion Tsunami Programme. Three-member delegation led by the China’s Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong Monday called on the Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam and discussed various matters of bilateral interest including environmental sustainability, climate resilience and renewable energy, according to a press statement issued here today.
Malik Amin Aslam said, “We have discussed in detail various matters for enhanced bilateral cooperation and opportunities pertaining to the fields of post-Covid-19 green economic recovery in Pakistan by enhancing investment in nature-based solutions and green job creations, environmental sustainability, climate resilience, management, air pollution, water conservation and disaster risk reduction.” Meanwhile, China’s ambassador said that his government is also committed to extend support to the green vision of Prime Imran Khan and his remarkable green initiatives including the Green Stimulus, a post-COVID-19 green recovery initiatives for restoring people’s lives and livelihood affected by the pandemic.
Chinese Ambassador told PM’s aide Malik Amin Aslam that it is heartening that Prime Minister’s Imran Khan’s vision for green Pakistan is perfectly aligned to the Chinese President Xi Jinping’s vision for green China. “However, we as a Chinese government see a huge scope and opportunities of working jointly to promote the common green vision for enhanced environmental sustainability and climate resilience against various adverse impacts of climate change on water, energy, food, health and education sectors,” the Chinese ambassador said. Both sides also agreed to make China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) a model green belt and road initiative by calling it China-Pakistan Green Economic Corridor, so that environment is taken care of while implementing the game-changer project of regional connectively and economic development.