ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: To kick start the implementation of the Green Framework Engagement between Pakistan and Denmark, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad on Thursday hosted the first (inaugural) meeting of the ‘Joint Committee’.
From Pakistan side, it was chaired by the Additional Secretary (UN&ED) Ambassador Syed Haider Shah.
The Danish side was led by the Ambassador of Denmark to Pakistan Jakob Linulf.
The Joint Committee was also attended by representatives of Pakistan’s relevant technical Ministries and Departments including those at provincial level.
Both sides welcomed the Green Framework Engagement and resolved to take concrete steps to translate it into practical cooperation, particularly in the areas of (a) Energy Efficiency; (b) Green Transition; and (c) Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation.
Pakistan and Denmark signed the Green Framework Engagement in August 2022 to deepen cooperation in the field of green and sustainable development.
Subsequently, a joint Action Plan was also finalized in June 2023. Implementation of this Framework and the Action Plan would also contribute to Pakistan’s efforts to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).