Germany to help mitigate climate change impact

Germany to help mitigate climate change impact

GILGIT: German Am­bas­sador Bernhard Schlagheck has said cooperation will be extended for mitigating climate change impact in Gilgit-Baltistan.

The German envoy called on Chief Minister Khalid Khurshid Khan here, according to a press release issued by the Chief Minister’s House.

The chief minister appreciated the German government for supporting GB in health, education and power sectors.

Mr Khurshid told the German envoy that Prime Minister Imran Khan was taking special interest in development of the region as the federal government had approved a development package of Rs370 billion for GB.

Khalid Khurshid said special cooperation of German government was required for upgrading power supply system and construction of new power houses under public-private partnership.

The German ambassador said his government would help improve health, education and power sectors in the region.

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