The World Bank’s Country Director, Nagy Benhassine, told Assistant Prime Minister Imran Khan on climate change that the Bank would provide full financial and technical assistance to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s various green programs, in particular the Green Stimulus program, environmental conservation, and security and safety.
Meanwhile, both sides pledged to work together to combat the devastating effects of the Covid-19 global health crisis and global warming in many social and economic spheres.
During a meeting at the Climate Change Unit, Nagy Benhassine, the country’s director of state, informed the Prime Minister’s aide that the US $ 120 million pledge promised by Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Green Stimulus program had already been approved and could be used by the country to increase employment. for those who have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 crisis.
“It is very encouraging that, despite their limited resources, Pakistan has introduced a clean green program under the Clean Clean Program, which has led to the creation of thousands of jobs for those who have lost their jobs as a result of the epidemic,” said the World Bank President.
He also pointed out that the World Bank management was very pleased with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision of Clean Green Pakistan and various green projects launched as a result of that vision, especially one of the 10 Billion Tree Tsunami (TBTTP) projects.