Prosper Cities need to be more responsive to environment

Ministry of Climate Change and UN Habitat launched “The State of Pakistani Cities Report 2018” with the support of Australian government here on Thursday.
Federal Minister for Climate Change Muhammad Yousaf Sheikh said while addressing the guests that adapting to climate change is the need of hour and developing climate resilient cities and infrastructure is imperative.
He further said that the findings of the state of Pakistani Cities report reveal that the delivery of basic urban infrastructure and utilities are not able to keep pace with rapid urbanization. It is also evident that the environment is degrading, and urban chaos is adding to he challenges of managing urbanization.
He further highlighted that Pakistani cities need to better plan and manages their development to overcome the urban challenges and to meet the demands of the citizen and indeed of the country.—APP

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