US President Joe Biden urges world to help flood-hit Pakistan at UNGA session
US President Joe Biden, while addressing the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session, highlighted the devastation caused by the floods in Pakistan and asked the international community to help flood-hit Pakistan.
The US President also called for action to deal with the climate change crisis and he announced aid of $2.9 billion for humanitarian aid and food security around the world.
Joe Biden also proposed ‘transparent negotiations’ on the debts of vulnerable countries to prevent wider economic and political crises around the world.
Highlighting the impact of the changing climate on the world, the US leader said that most of Pakistan is still under water and needs help.
Earlier, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged world leaders to help Pakistan in this hard times.
Taking a step in the same direction, President Joe Biden urged ‘major global creditors, including non-Paris Club countries, to be transparent about debt relief for low-income countries to prevent wider economic and political crises around the world.
Instead of infrastructure projects that ‘create huge debt without delivering the promised benefits, consider other ways of helping developing countries,’ he said.