Action to maintain ecological balance in region top priority: Governor

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Baligh ur Rehman

Governor Punjab and Chancellor Engr. Baligh-ur-Rahman has stated that climate change is affecting the planet. Actions to maintain ecological balance in the region are a top priority. In this regard, experts from all over the world, including the universities will be invited to Governor Punjab House in the month of September for a consultative session.

The Governor of Punjab expressed these views in an online conference on environment protection and social responsibilities at the Islamia University of Bahawalpur on Thursday.

He congratulated the Islamia University of Bahawalpur for highlighting this important issue and taking various steps for it. Establishment of Consortium on Climate Change by the Islamia University of Bahawalpur, installation of solar energy project in Jamia Islamia is a very important step in promoting environment friendly energy. He appreciated Vice Chancellor, the Islamia University of Bahawalpur Engr. Prof. Dr. Athar Mahboob and senior faculty members for taking various measures regarding the environment.

On this occasion, Punjab Higher Education Commission Chairman Prof. Dr. Shahid Munir said that emission of carbon gases on a global scale is the cause of environmental changes. In this regard, the United States, China and India are leading in the emission of carbon gases.

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