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Prime Minister approves `Re-Charge Pakistan’ project for better management, utilization of flood waters

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday approved a proposed project named “Re-Charge Pakistan” for higher management and utilization of flood waters to revive and re-charge the groundwater, ARY News rumored.

The PM approved the project while chairing a meeting on functions of Ministry of climate change at Prime Minister’s workplace. numerous measures to tackle air, water and plastic waste pollution were known the briefing.

The PM aforementioned that tackling climate problems was a priority space for the govt. He said that ‘Pakistan Cleanliness Movement’ would be launched next month, with active involvement of the provincial governments and every one segments of society, to undertake a comprehensive cleanliness drive across the country and to lift awareness among the plenty.

He directed ministry of temperature change to play a proactive role within the cleanliness drive.

The premier conjointly emphasized upon the need for larger coordination between the ministry and provincial governments on nationwide outlined priorities.

Malik Amin Aslam Khan briefed the PM concerning the mandate of the ministry and numerous initiatives being taken to address problems regarding climate change as well as mitigation, adaptation and therefore the steps being taken to check air, water and plastic waste pollution.

The PM was hep that besides implementation of ten billion Tree moving ridge project, promotion of renewable energy was conjointly being centered as a part of mitigation strategy to tackle climate problems.

The authority aforementioned that fifty Early warning systems and 408 stream discharge gauges / sensors were planned to be installed underneath Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF) project in Gilgit-Baltistan and 5 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as a part of the adaptation strategy.

The PM was hep that besides developing Eco-Tourism policy, efforts ar afoot to end National life Policy.