Local govt’s role pivotal to combat climate change: Secy

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The Punjab Local Government & Community Development (LG&CD) Department in collaboration with Frederick Nauman Foundation (FNF) Pakistan arranged a conference titled “The role of local governments in mitigating climate change and providing a conducive environment”, here on Tuesday.

A large number of members of the Provincial Assembly, officers from the LG&CD and Environment departments, academicians, journalists and students participated in the event.

Addressing the conference, Secretary Local Government Department Syed Mubashir Hussain highlighted the role of his department in reducing the risks of climate change and said, “We need to make the local government more powerful and fully functional in the country.”