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H.E. Ambassador Khazar Farhadov Meets Pakistani Official to Discuss COP29 Preparations and Bilateral Collaboration

Islamabad, May 01, 2024, The Europe Today: Azerbaijani Ambassador to Pakistan, Khazar Farhadov, engaged in a productive meeting with Romina Khurshid Alam, Coordinator to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on climate change & environmental coordination, to deliberate on preparations for the upcoming UN-led global climate summit COP29, slated to convene in Azerbaijan this November.

The meeting underscored the mutual commitment of Azerbaijan and Pakistan to foster close collaboration in coordinating pre-COP and post-COP arrangements, with a shared determination to present a unified voice and stance during the forthcoming global summit. Both parties emphasized the importance of aligning their efforts to address pressing climate challenges and advance collective climate action on the international stage.

Pakistan reaffirmed its unwavering support to Azerbaijan by offering its full range of technical expertise and resources to facilitate the successful organization of COP29. The offer underscored Pakistan’s dedication to contributing constructively to the global climate agenda and fostering meaningful cooperation with Azerbaijan in the realm of environmental governance.

Expressing gratitude for Pakistan’s generous offer of technical assistance, Ambassador Farhadov conveyed Azerbaijan’s deep appreciation for the strong bilateral relations between the two nations. He reiterated Azerbaijan’s commitment to leveraging the upcoming COP29 as an opportunity to advance global climate objectives and enhance international cooperation on climate-related issues.

The meeting concluded with a mutual agreement to maintain consistent engagement and facilitate people-to-people exchanges to strengthen bilateral ties, promote business and trade opportunities, and foster sustainable development initiatives. Both parties expressed their resolve to deepen cooperation across various sectors, recognizing the importance of robust collaboration in addressing shared challenges and achieving common goals.

As preparations for COP29 continue, the dialogue between Azerbaijan and Pakistan exemplifies the spirit of international solidarity and cooperation necessary to confront the complex challenges posed by climate change. With a shared commitment to climate action and sustainable development, Azerbaijan and Pakistan are poised to make meaningful contributions to the global effort to mitigate climate change and safeguard the planet for future generations.