Efforts on to control effects of climate change: EPA DG
The Director General Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Naim Ahmed Mughal has claimed that efforts are underway to control the effects of climate change posing great threats to all sectors of life in the country. Pakistan stands at number 6 among the most affected country of the world, he said while addressing the participants of the workshop organised by Lead and Oxfam Novib in collaboration with EPA Sindh at a local hotel, here on Tuesday.
He said that issue of climate change needs maximum attention as it badly affects the human health. There is the need that all stakeholders should be united on one platform to find out solution as melting of glacier due to climate change are also posing threats of floods as well as acute shortage of water, he added.
Special Secretary for Environment Sindh Farrukh Habib while addressing on the occasion said climate change is the global issue and there is the need that the formulation of effective policy in this regard should be reached at the grass root level so that the people could be protected from the expected threats.