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Combating Climate Change Effects

Bangladesh, Australia to work together

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 27 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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Bangladesh, Australia to work together

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Jeremy Bruer has said that Australia and Bangladesh would work together combating climate change effects.

The high commissioner said this in a bilateral meeting with Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Shahab Uddin at the ministry in the capital on Tuesday, said press release.

Appreciating the various initiatives of Bangladesh regarding climate change, the envoy said Australia’s cooperation in the field of low carbon technology transfer, renewable energy, clean energy, climate adaptation and mitigation activities will continue in an accelerated pace.

In the meeting, Shahab Uddin said as the President of CVF and V20, Bangladesh is playing an important role in international arena to tackle climate change.

Bangladesh has submitted enhanced NDC and announced Mujib Climate Prospect Plan and the work of NAP is running, he said.

The minister also hoped that the world leaders will reach the consensus of providing 100 billion US dollars in vulnurable countries.

Besides, he sought Australia’s cooperation in the field of climate change.

Secretary of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Mustafa Kamal, Additional Secretary (Admin) Iqbal Abdullah Harun, Additional Secretary (Development) Ahmad Shamim Al Razi and Additional Secretary (Climate Change) Sanjay Kumar Bhowmik were also present in the meeting.