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$230 Billion Needed by 2030 to Implement National Climate Change Action Plan

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said the Minister of the Environment; requests the cooperation of the United Kingdom

Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change Shahab Uddin. File photo

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Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change Shahab Uddin. File photo

Environment, Forestry and Climate Change Minister Shahab Uddin said today (28 August) that Bangladesh needs $230 billion by 2030 to implement various climate change activities. climate change.

Under the new National Action Plan on Climate Change, the minister said, a total of 113 types of activities have been identified in eight thematic areas.

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Certainly, the government of Bangladesh will mobilize domestic resources to implement these activities, he said.

“But, without international and bilateral support, it would be very difficult for us to implement and achieve climate resilience,” the minister said.

We look forward to the $100 billion in funding committed by developed countries to fight climate change.

Shahab Uddin said so in the ministry’s conference room as a delegation led by British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson visited him.

Britain will provide necessary assistance to Bangladesh in related activities to combat the effects of climate change, medical waste management and research, Dickson said.

Referring to Bangladesh and Britain as very close allies, the British high commissioner also said Britain’s ongoing cooperation will continue at an increasing pace.