Pakistan becomes the 104th country to ratify the Paris Convention on Climate Change.
The agreement was signed at a ceremony held at the UN headquarters in New York. Maliha Lodhi,
Permanent Representative of Pakistan, the deposit of the instrument of ratification, which was signed by the President of Pakistan
at the opening ceremony.
“With the ratification, Pakistan became the 104th country to ratify the Convention, which entered into force earlier this month,”
the Foreign Ministry in a statement today.
Details of Paris agreement
Pakistan wasted no time to make public its position on the status of climate, as in the first day it opened for signature in New York,
and Pakistan signed the agreement.
This requires at least 55 countries to ratify the terms of the Agreement enters into force, which met on October 5 this year.
Pakistan’s role in climate change
Pakistan has played a crucial role in the climate change negotiations. PM Nawaz Sharif, last December, the head of a delegation
to Paris where Pakistan joined the international consensus on climate change.
Our certification is a gesture of commitment to the issue. The report also highlights that Pakistan is also committed to achieving
the goals of the Climate Change Convention. The statement also view the previous efforts, it is likely that Pakistan will perform
well in terms of the Paris Convention.
Pakistan is also part of Marrakech ongoing climate change conference, which will make important decisions and dictate the implementation of the Paris agreement.