September 20, 2021, 2:53 am
Staff Reporter: Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md. Shahab Uddin said long-term and adequate financial support is a prerequisite for achieving the global goal on adaptation (GGA). He said both technical and financial support need to be provided to the most vulnerable developing countries for effective implementation of prioritized adaptation actions.
The Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change said this while addressing the plenary session of “The July Ministerial” of the COP 26 Presidency in London held today 25 July.
Environment Minister said Bangladesh is in the process of formulation of the NAP with a view to reducing vulnerability to the impacts of climate change by enhancing adaptive capacity and resilience. However, we are aware of the lack of resources for NAP implementation. We must consider the adequacy and effectiveness of support for adaptation.
COP 26 president Alok Sharma presided over the session. Secretary of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Md. Mostafa Kamal and Director General of the Department of Environment Md. Ashraf Uddin, along with Ministers and representatives of invited countries were present in the occasion.