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PM Imran voices support for Saudi Green & Middle East Green Initiatives

Middle East Green Initiative

Prime Minister Imran Khan met on Monday with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the sidelines of the Middle East Green Initiative (MGI) Summit in Riyadh.

On the occasion, the Prime Minister warmly congratulated the Crown Prince on successfully organizing the MGI Summit on Climate Change.

He also lauded the crown prince for the Saudi Vision 2030, aimed at transforming the socio-economic development of the kingdom in the 21st century.

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The premier warmly congratulated the crown prince on successfully organising the MGI Summit on climate change. He added that the moot clearly demonstrated the commitment of the Saudi leadership to take tangible steps for effectively tackling the challenge of Climate Change.

He noted that the Saudi Green Initiative and the Middle East Green Initiative aligned closely with Pakistan’s Climate Change Initiatives – ‘Clean and Green Pakistan’ and the ‘Ten Billion Tree Tsunami’. He reiterated Pakistan’s support in the implementation of these green initiatives.

On the invitation of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Khan travelled to Saudi Arabia from October 23 to 25. A high-level delegation, including Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and senior members of the prime minister’s cabinet, also accompanied him. 

PM Imran Khan spoke at the MGI summit about the issues facing developing countries as a result of climate change, according to a statement from the Foreign Office. He also discussed Pakistan’s experience with implementing nature-based solutions to address environmental issues. 

The Crown Prince established the “Green Saudi Arabia” and “Green Middle East” projects in March 2021, with the goal of saving the environment and the planet. 

Prime Minister Imran Khan praised both initiatives and promised to share his country’s “Clean and Green Pakistan” and Prime Minister Imran Khan’s “10 Billion Tree Tsunami” experiences and lessons learned.

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