Pakistan’s PM Urges Global Action Against Plastic Pollution

Pakistan's PM Shehbaz Sharif urges global eco-consciousness on Earth Day, addressing the nation's alarming plastic pollution crisis of 3.3 million tonnes annually.

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday called on the international community to join hands and strive to be “ecologically more conscious” as Pakistan joins the international community to commemorate Earth Day. Sharif’s call for a greener approach to the natural environment came in a tweet on X, formerly Twitter, where he highlighted the urgent need to address the plastic pollution crisis faced by Pakistan. The country generates a staggering 3.3 million tonnes of plastic waste annually, putting Pakistan at the forefront of this environmental challenge.

Pakistan’s PM urges world to be ‘ecologically more conscious’ on Earth Day

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif of Pakistan has called on the international community to prioritize greater ecological consciousness as the world celebrates Earth Day. In a tweet, Sharif emphasized the importance of environmental awareness and collective action in combating the pressing issue of plastic pollution. Pakistan, itself, faces a significant plastic waste crisis, with an alarming annual production of 3.3 million tonnes.

Pak PM calls on int’l community to strive for ecologically conscious, greener approach

In his message on Earth Day, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif of Pakistan has urged the global community to come together and work towards adopting an environmentally conscious and greener approach. Recognizing the challenges posed by plastic pollution, Sharif stressed the need for everyone to make a collective effort in tackling this crisis. Pakistan stands at the forefront of this issue, generating a staggering 3.3 million tonnes of plastic waste annually.

Pakistan’s plastic paradox

Pakistan is facing a plastic paradox, with a massive production of 3.3 million tonnes of plastic waste every year. This puts the country in a critical position in terms of environmental impact and highlights the urgent need for sustainable solutions. As Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif emphasizes, it is crucial for the international community to join hands in being more ecologically conscious and taking steps towards a greener future.

Source: Zainab Naeem

  • Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif urges international community to be ecologically conscious on Earth Day
  • Pakistan facing significant plastic waste crisis, generating 3.3 million tonnes annually
  • Sharif calls for greener approach and collective action to address plastic pollution
  • International cooperation crucial to tackle environmental challenges

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