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Achieving SDGs pivotal to tackle global challenges says NA Speaker Raja Pervez Ashraf

Tuesday, 6th December, 2022

 National Assembly Secretariat

Directorate General Of Media
Press Release 
 
 
*Achieving SDGs pivotal to tackle global challenges says NA Speaker Raja Pervez Ashraf*
 
*Unanimous approach required to achieve SDGs for regional development: Convener SDGs Ms Romina Khursheed Alam* 
 
Islamabad : 06th December 2022: Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that the world at present is facing challenges of  climate change, hunger, malnutrition, promoting and  quality education. He said that  it was  an opportunity  to re-assess the national and regional strategies toward achieving the SDGs. He also said that  unimaginable scale of loss and damage caused by unprecedented climate-induced floods has rendered more than ever the need of achieving SDGs. He expressed these views on the occasion of Plenary Session to  Review SDGs in South and South West Asia on the occasion of 25th Sustainable Development Conference in Islamabad today.
 
 He expressed the resolve  that National Assembly of Pakistan would  continue to perform a proactive role for introducing innovative parliamentary mechanisms.  He said that  the irreparable loss of precious lives and, destruction of property, infrastructure, roads, houses, schools, and basic health units by recent floods in Pakistan makes it imperative for the Parliament of Pakistan to support its people. He said that Pakistan has been successful in achieving success in Climate Diplomacy.
 
The Speaker  congratulated  Ms. Romina Khurshid Alam, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister and Convener SDGs, for her proactive role  to further the cause of achieving SDGs. Convener SDGs Ms. Romina Khurshid Alam appreciated the Special focus of NA Speaker for putting the case of climate diplomacy. 
 
Speaker Raja Pervez Ashraf  also congratulated  Mr.Abid Qayyum Sulheri, Executive Director SDPI, Dr. Rajan Sudesh Ratna Deputy Head of the South and South-West Office of UN ESCAP for successfully organizing  25th Sustainable Development Conference (SDC) in Islamabad.