Environment Minister off to Milan to join pre-COP 26 consultation

Agrilife24.com desk:Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin has left here for Italy to participate in the pre-COP (Conference of the Parties)-26 consultation to be held in Milan from September 30 to October 3 next. He departed from Dhaka at 4.30 am today at the invitation of Italian Minister for Ecological Transition Roberto Cingolani, an official release said.

Shahab Uddin is leading a three-member delegation that includes A Shamim Al Razi, additional secretary (Development) of the ministry and Bangladesh Focal Point of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) and Md Ziaul Haque, director of Department of Environment (DoE).

The environment minister will also meet the CVF Secretariat and representatives of other countries to discuss COP-26 preparations. In the meeting, he will discuss with the ministers of different countries the possible solutions of the problems related to climate change, which will be helpful in taking decisions in COP-26.

Bangladesh being the President of CVF, Shahab Uddin will get opportunity to deliver speeches in the conference on behalf of CVF.

After wrapping up the tour, he is scheduled to leave Milan for Dhaka on October 4.

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