Strategy evolved to tackle effects of natural disasters: Amin


Raza Naqvi


Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam has said that Pakistan was ranked fifth on the index of climate change that was why the government has evolve multiple strategy to tackle the effects of natural disasters especially areas which are prone to extreme weather conditions in the country.
Talking to newsmen at Hassanabdal on Monday, he said that present government was taking tangible steps as Prime Minister Imran Khan Vision to reduce effects of climate change on the vulnerable communities.
He added that government had a distinction to have included the element of disaster risk reduction in the planning of development projects for the first time in the history of the county. He said under the country’s Protected Areas Initiative measures are being taken to improve environmental governance, management, financing and conservation activities on about 7,200 square kilometers.
Commenting on question related to recent political developments, the PM’s special assistant Malik Amin said that the opposition’s anti government public rallies posed no threat to the government and it had launched an anti-government campaign to hide its corruption.
However, alarming thing is the stance of the PML-N leadership against the state institutions especially military, which is against the largest interest of the state and its institutions.
While giving his comments to the statement of the opposition parties that opposition tightened noose against the government, he said that Pakistan Muslim League N and Pakistan Peoples Party was lacking leadership that is why they were using each others shoulders to save their money earned through corrupt practices. He said the opposition did not have a direction or plan, ideology or viewpoint was the same.
He said that PTI will never impress with the movement of opposition and the government will complete five years while there are no chances of pre-mature election but if the opposition resigns, by-elections would be arranged on vacant seats. He said Nawaz Sharif fled the country on the pretext of illness and now spewing venom against the state institutions.
He said accountability process of corrupt elements would not be stopped. He predicted that Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM)- an alliance of the opposition would fall apart upcoming weeks terming the 11 parties alliance as “unnatural and against each other interests.”

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