Japan wants to work with Haryana on climate change issue

Yuki Yoshida and Haryana officials visited the Aravalli Mountains to explore the potential of creating a center

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Posted on 12/26/21, 8:26 PM

Japan has shown keen interest in providing technical support and working with the Haryana government on climate change and environmental issues, an official statement said on Sunday.

Japanese Embassy Environment Secretary Yuki Yoshida along with Haryana officials visited the Aravalli Mountains in Bhondsi in Gurgaon on Sunday to explore the potential for creating a center of excellence linked to climate change, waste management, electric vehicles and air pollution. , biodiversity conservation, land degradation, desertification and other related areas, he said.

Advisor to the Chief Minister of Haryana for the Department of Foreign Cooperation Pawan Chaudhary and Director General and former Country Representative, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Dr Vivek Saxena discussed potential areas of partnership and collaboration, he added.

During the visit, Ashwin ensured cooperation for Germany’s technical and financial assistance on environmental issues, the Haryana government statement said.

The head of IUCN India (Business and Biodiversity Program and Leaders for Nature Program), Minal Pahuja, also expressed her desire to support and collaborate on enduring challenges, he said.

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