Indonesian envoy assures support to NA’s proposal for creation of global climate fund
ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Indonesia to Pakistan Adam Mulawarman Tugio and Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf matters talked on solidifying bilateral relations, parliamentary cooperation and support for National Assembly’s proposal regarding climate fund came. Envoy assured support to National Assembly proposal for creation of a global climate fund to combat climate catastrophe.
Speaker remarked that Pakistanis have a special affection for Indonesia and its people not only for being a Muslim country but also for shared culture, religious values and support extended by them during Indo-Pakistani War of 1965, said a news release. Discussing recent flood and its aftermath, Speaker highlighted that Pakistan witnessed unprecedented challenges and in this backdrop, National Assembly has moved an emergency agenda item for 145th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Rwanda being held from October for creation of a global fund to combat climate fallout in Pakistan.
He said that letter and resolution on same had been sent to Speaker of People’s Representative Council of Indonesia with a request to support Pakistan’s stance at conference. He expressed gratitude to government and people of Indonesia for extending relief assistance to flood affectees in Pakistan. Indonesian Ambassador agreed that climate change was a global issue that required global efforts and attention. He condoled massive losses due to devastating floods and expressed solidarity with flood affectees. Owing to extent of climatic fallout in Pakistan, he assured to convey Speaker’s message to Indonesian leadership to support Pakistan’s National Assembly’s call for creation of a global climate fund to build back better in a climate-resilient manner.
Published in The Daily National Courier, October, 01 2022