Mustang district granted Rs 500 mln for robust climate protection initiatives

Mustang Climate fund Initiatives

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has pledged Rs 500 million for climate protection in the Mustang region.

Addressing a climate dialogue event jointly organized by the National Trust for Nature Conservation and the Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA) Project in Jomsom, Mustang, Prime Minister Dahal announced the allocation of Rs 500 million to support climate protection efforts in Mustang.

During his speech, Prime Minister Dahal emphasized that safeguarding mountain ecosystems is a shared responsibility not only for Nepal but for the entire global community.

He stated, “Nepal has been experiencing increasingly severe consequences of climate change, particularly in the mountainous regions. I recently highlighted this issue during my address to the UN General Assembly and the World Food Conference in Rome.”

PM Dahal further stressed, “The preservation of mountain ecosystems is not just a concern for Nepal; it is a global imperative. At the upcoming COP conference, Nepal will prioritize climate action and seek assistance for mitigating the damages incurred by countries like Nepal due to the actions of more developed nations.”

The Prime Minister also recognized the unique attributes of the Mustang district, which encompasses a wide range of characteristics and holds importance in terms of apple production and other products.

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Wednesday October 18, 2023, 05:14:56 PM |

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