ISLAMABAD: The European Union has expressed the desire to contribute to Pakistan’s green sector through enhanced investment.
The desire was expressed during a meeting between European Union’s delegation to Pakistan and Adviser to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam in Islamabad.
Both sides discussed at length various matters of bilateral collaboration in green economic recovery through investment and green job creations.
They also discussed environmental sustainability, climate change, forest management, air pollution and water conservation.
The EU delegation lauded the PTI government’s Green and Clean Pakistan Initiatives.
Malik Amin Aslam welcomed the interests of the European Union and its offer to join Pakistan’s green and clean initiatives launched over last two years for overall environmental conservation and protection.
The European Union will provide 3.6 billion rupees for Rule of Law support to Pakistan. An agreement to this effect was signed by Secretary Ministry of Economic Affairs Noor Ahmed and EU Chargé d’ Affaires Anne Marchal in Islamabad on Jul 22.
The grant assistance will be utilized in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. The Rule of Law Programme will be implemented over a period of five years.