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Bangladesh, Australia to work together to combat climate change


Published : 26 Oct 2021 09:49 PM | Updated : 27 Oct 2021 01:11 PM

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Jeremy Bruer has said that Australia and Bangladesh will work together to combat climate change, and various initiatives of Bangladesh to deal with climate change are appreciable.

Australia's cooperation in the field of low carbon technology transfer, renewable energy, clean energy, climate adaptation and mitigation activities will continue in an accelerated pace, he added.

Bruer said this in a bilateral meeting held at Environment Ministry on Tuesday, between the Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md. Shahab Uddin and an Australian delegation led by the High Commissioner.

The Environment Minister said that as the President of CVF and V20, Bangladesh is playing an important role in international arena to tackle climate change.

“Bangladesh has submitted enhanced NDC and has announced Mujib Climate Prospect Plan and the work of NAP are ongoing. I hope that the world leaders will reach the consensus of providing 100 billion US dollars in vulnerable countries,” the minister said.

The minister further sought Australia's cooperation in the field of climate change.

Secretary of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Change Md. Mustafa Kamal, Additional Secretary Iqbal Abdullah Harun, Additional Secretary Ahmad Shamim Al Razi, Additional Secretary Sanjay Kumar Bhowmik were also present in the meeting.

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