Beijing, July 2: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali addressed the session on ‘Climate Change: The Next Financial Crisis’ organized today during the 13th World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting of the New Champions being held in Dalian of China.
According to the press release issued by the Embassy of Nepal in Beijing , the Minister underscored the need for an enhanced level of international cooperation in tackling the adverse impacts of climate change. He highlighted the important contributions of Nepal’s mountains, rivers and forests in maintaining the ecological system.
He further said Nepal’s carbon emission is negligible but the ‘brunt’ we have been bearing is disproportionate. On the margins of the Annual Meeting, Gyawali held a meeting with WEF President Borge Brenda. Ways to enhance further cooperation between Nepal and World Economic Forum, especially in the areas of research and capacity building, were discussed in the meeting. (RSS)