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EU will help Bangladesh tackle climate change


Published : 01 Oct 2021 10:01 PM | Updated : 02 Oct 2021 02:05 PM

Executive Vice President of European Green Deal; Frans Timmermans said the European Union (EU) will do everything possible to help Bangladesh tackle climate change

He lauded the role of the Government of Bangladesh in tackling climate change under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and said the EU would continue to enhance cooperation with Bangladesh in the days to come. Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice President of the European Commission, made the remarks at a bilateral meeting between the European Union and Bangladesh delegation led by the Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change in Milan, Italy on Friday 

Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin told the EU that Bangla

desh is playing a significant role in the international arena in tackling climate change. The Minister also sought EU cooperation in all areas of tackling climate change, including technology transfer, capacity building, renewable energy and adaptation activities. Additional Secretary (Development) of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change Ahmed Shamim Al Razi and Director of the Department of Environment Md Ziaul Haque were present at the meeting as members of the Bangladesh delegation.

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