Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will leave for Geneva (Switzerland) to co-host the International Conference on Climate Resilient Pakistan.
The Premier Shehbazwill be accompanied by a high-level official delegation comprising federal ministers and SAPMs. The conference will serve as a platform to marshal international support for the people and Government of Pakistan to build back better in a resilient manner after the recent devastating floods.
The Conference program will feature a high-level opening segment, to be co-chaired by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and the UN Secretary-General, followed by the official launch of the 4RF document and partner support announcements. The Prime Minister and the UN Secretary-General will also hold a joint press stakeout.
Pakistan will present the Resilient Recovery, Rehabilitation, and Reconstruction Framework (4RF) at the conference, and seek international support and long-term partnerships for its implementation.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will highlight Pakistan’s vision for rehabilitating the affected population and reconstructing the damaged infrastructure in a resilient manner with the support of development partners, and the country’s transition towards a more dynamic and sustainable economic development model.
PM Shehbaz Sharif will also highlight the security challenges that the region is facing.
Federal ministers from Pakistan will elaborate on the 4RF document and also present Pakistan’s long-term plan for building climate resilience and adaptation. The perspectives of the four provinces will be articulated by their representatives.
Heads of State and Government, Ministers, and high-level representatives from several countries and International Financial Institutions, Foundations and Funds, as well as from international development organizations, the private sector, civil society, and INGOs will participate in the Conference.
The Conference will help Pakistan in forging a long-term partnership with its friends and development partners on the basis of the 4RF document and serve as a demonstration of international solidarity with the people of Pakistan as they commence the journey towards rebuilding their lives and livelihoods.