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Pakistan: Environment Protection

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 95967, tabled on 24 November 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will take steps to increase aid for environmental protection programmes in Pakistan.

Answered on

2 December 2022

At COP26, the UK pledged £55 million to help Pakistan develop climate resilience, manage water more sustainably and unlock climate investment. The UK government regularly engages with the Pakistan government on climate change and environmental protection. On 14 October, Lord (Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister for South Asia, met with Pakistan's Minister for Climate Change, Sherry Rahman, to discuss how the UK can best help Pakistan mitigate the long-term effects of climate change.