Dr. Roomi S. Hayat, Chairperson, IUCN Pakistan National Committee, has welcomed the new Protected Areas Initiative, launched by Prime Minister Imran Khan on July 2, 2020, terming it a major impetus to nature conservation in Pakistan. Continue reading “Chairman IUCN Pakistan National Committee Lauds Government’s Protected Areas Initiative”
A meeting of the Executive Committee of the IUCN Member Organizations in Pakistan was held on June 22, 2020. The meeting was Chaired by Mr. Roomi S. Hayat, Chairperson, IUCN Pakistan National Committee of the IUCN Members. Mr. Malik Amin Aslam, IUCN Vice President & Regional Councillor, Asia; and Adviser to the Prime Minister of Climate Change also attend this meeting. Continue reading “IUCN, Pakistan National Committee Members express concern over Clifton Beach development project”
Mr. Malik Khalid Chairman district Zakat Committee, Mr. Zahid Rafique, Deputy Director Social Welfare and other stakeholders participated in Food Packs distribution events organized by Rural Aid Pakistan. The speakers educated the participants about the prevention measures about COVID-19. In these events, Rural Aid distributed the food packs to 115 poor widows and daily wager families. Rural Aid responding COVID-19 through awareness raising, distribution of hygiene & safety kits and food items to marginalized people in partner communities affected by COVID-19.”
This year’s theme for the World Environment Day is ’Time for Nature’- a call to action to stop the loss of plant and animal species and need reversing the degradation of natural resources,. Observing the World Environment Day aims at reflecting the importance of working together at all levels and build a future that is in complete harmony with the nature. The day is also meant to raise awareness about the importance of protecting the environment and focus on environmental issues and their probable solutions. Currently, as many as one million plant and animal species are at the risk of extinction. Most of this is because of human activities. The decisions that people make now will determine the kind of world our future generations will inherit. It is a high time that humanity must opt for staying alive by caring for our common home, the Earth and rejuvenating the Planet through sowing the seeds for a better future. This World Environment Day, we must aim at learning to share the knowledge with our communities and pledge towards creating a better environment for the future generations.