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Pakistan’s green growth plan gets underway to tackle climate vagaries

Saleem Shaikh An ambitious economic growth initiative focusing on efficient and sustainable use of natural resources has been launched by the governing political party in northwest province of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. The Green Growth Initiative (GGI) aims to boost the province’s socio-economic development by efficiently using natural resources without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs according to Imran Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), a national political party. PTI came into power in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province as a result of elections held in May 2013. The party had promised its supporters to implement the GGI if elected, saying that it would create green jobs, boos...

April 4, 2014 at 1:06 am | News Desk