India and Pakistan should work together on climate change: Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal



Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Thursday that it is time for India and Pakistan to work together on climate change. He said this while talking about how global warming has caused floods that have never happened before. in his homeland. Bilawal is in Washington, DC, for a number of meetings with other countries.

He told a group of Pakistani reporters that because of the flooding in his country, it was time for India and Pakistan to work together on the problem of climate change.

“One-third of our country is underwater. One out of every seven (is affected by floods). If we say that the US and China should work together to fight climate change. Bilawal said, “We should think about India and Pakistan working together on climate change.”

Scientists and experts say that the melting of glaciers due to climate change is to blame for this terrible situation in Pakistan. The US has said that it will give $66 million in aid to help the people of Pakistan.

In response to another question about reforming the UN Security Council, Bilawal repeated that Pakistan is against India’s bid to join the world body as a permanent member.

He said that Pakistan is in favour of getting rid of the veto in the UN Security Council.

“We don’t have that reciprocal partner over there,” Bhutto said about India, which is close by.

“2018-19 has made it impossible for us to work with India for a number of reasons,” he said, adding that climate change is one area where the two countries can work together.

“Because I wouldn’t wish what we went through on my worst enemy,” he said.

More than 1,600 people have died in Pakistan because of the floods, and more than 33 million people have been forced to move.

One-third of the country is now under water because of the floods, which are thought to have cost almost $30 billion USD in damage.

Relations between India and Pakistan have been tense because of the situation in Kashmir and because of terrorism that comes from Pakistan and crosses into India. After India took away Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and split the state into two Union Territories on August 5, 2019, relations between the two countries got worse and worse.

After India made its decision, Pakistan cut off diplomatic ties with New Delhi and kicked out the Indian ambassador. Since then, trade between Pakistan and India has slowed down a lot.

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