ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and China have held an online conference where experts from both sides discussed a number of advanced policy initiatives and shared suggestions to counter common threats to environment with a shared approach vis-à-vis learning from the successful Chinese model.
The conference “China’s Green Transformation: Efforts to Mitigate Common Challenges with a Shared Approach” was organised by the Pakistan Research Center for a Community with Shared Future and Communication University of China (CUC), Beijing, China, Gwadar Pro reported on Wednesday.
The event discussed China’s advanced policy initiatives for green transformation. The conference also integrated national and international experts to provide suggestions to counter common threats with a shared approach vis-à-vis learning from the successful Chinese model.
Dr Fazal ur Rehman, Director, Pakistan Institute of China Studies, University of Sargodha, enlightened the audience on “Community with a shared future: A grand narrative to enhance cooperation in evolving world”.
He stated that the international world needs to take a systematic, collective approach to dealing with new problems like climate change. The shared future’s grand narrative is about international cooperation.
Zhang Suqiu is a Deputy Professor at Institute for a Community with Shared Future in Beijing. He shared his expert opinion on green growth in China: Advance policies, plans and strategies to mitigate climate change. He began his presentation by explaining why environmental change is a major threat to the international community.
Prof. Zhang also explained that the international community has been trying to deal with the emerging environmental issues and is making a significant transformation in energy conversion and low carbon industrialisation.
He noted that China has developed policies and plans to combat climate change. The country promotes green designs, strengthens industrial clean production, and encourages clean energy development.
Dr Faheem Akhter is an assistant professor at NED University of Engineering and Technology in Karachi. He explained the prospects for global cooperation using a shared approach: How to solve emerging non-traditional security threats.