Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Pakistan Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Al-Zaabi called on Minister for Climate Change Senator Sherry Rehman in Islamabad on Wednesday and discussed matters of mutual interest between the two countries.

Speaking on the occasion, Senator Sherry Rehman said the two countries need to activate the Memorandum of Understanding on Environment.         

She said climate change is issue of the entire region and is causing pollution and public health problems.

She informed the ambassador that the Federal Cabinet has approved the National Hazardous Waste Management Policy 2022.               

The Minister congratulated the UAE Ambassador on hosting the upcoming COP28 Climate Summit.             

The UAE Ambassador appreciated Pakistan’s efforts to tackle climate change.   

The two sides agreed to work together for promotion of bilateral relations.

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