Government is taking Bangladesh from climate risk to prosperity – Environment Minister

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Dhaka, 26 February 2023, Sunday Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md. Shahab Uddin said, Bangladesh, the innocent victim of climate change, is working sincerely to lead to prosperity under the opportune leadership of the honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He said Bangladesh has successfully engaged itself with the global community to play a leading role in the fight against climate change in various international forums.

The Minister of Environment said these things when a delegation of a member of Belgium and the former Vice-Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Professor Jean-Pascal van Yppersel met with the Minister in his office at the Bangladesh Secretariat on Sunday.

Among others, Deputy Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Habibun Nahar, Secretary Dr. Farhina Ahmed, Additional Secretary (Administration) Iqbal Abdullah Haroon and Additional Secretary (Climate Change) Md. Moniruzzaman and others.

The Environment Minister said that Bangladesh is thanking Belgium as well as the European Union for the decade-long support to Bangladesh in combating the adverse effects of climate change and protecting nature and environment. He said, “We are willing to work closely with Belgium in efforts to prevent the adverse effects of climate change and build a climate resilient green world.”

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