PM Kakar in Dubai to head Pakistani delegation at COP-28

PM Kakar in Dubai to head Pakistani delegation at COP-28

Dubai (Web Desk/Agencies): Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar ul Haq Kakar is in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) to attend the 28th United Nations Conference of Parties (COP-28).

According to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Media Wing, PM Kakar will head the Pakistani delegation at the 28th Conference of Parties (COP-28), besides he would also attend the World Climate Action Summit on December 01-02.

Caretaker Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani, Caretaker Finance Minister Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Caretaker Minister for Climate Change Ahmed Irfan Aslam and Caretaker Energy Minister Muhammad Ali will also participate in COP-28.

The COP-28 summit is being held in Dubai, which officially begins on Thursday, November 30 and runs through December 12.

COP "Conference of the Parties" refers to signatories of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, an agreement which was signed by over 150 governments in 1992.

COP-28 is the 28th annual summit which will bring leaders from around the globe. About 70,000 participants are expected to attend the event including various heads of state and government, climate envoys, experts, business leaders, indigenous groups, activists, diplomats and others.

The conference will seek agreement on goals and strategies to address the climate crisis.