Dubai: The Pakistan Pavilion in the Expo 2020 Dubai on Wednesday organised a Panel discussion on Clean Green Pakistan with Mr. Malik Amin Aslam, Federal Minister and Adviser to Prime Minister of Pakistan for Climate Change and Mr. Furqan Syed, CEO of PepsiCo Pakistan. The Climate & Biodiversity Thematic Week started in Expo 2020 Dubai from the 3rd of October and will continue till 9th October.
During this week, the Expo 2020 Dubai has planned several talk forums and leadership sessions. Connecting with Expo 2020 initiatives, Pakistan Pavilion has also organised several forums to bring to light Pakistan’s efforts on climate change.
Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Malik highlighted the initiatives taken by the present government towards a ‘Clean and Green Pakistan’ and shed some light on the plans for the future.
The minister stressed the urgency to preserve the environment and adopt effective methods to make future progress eco-friendly. He appreciated the role of the private sector in working in unison with the Government on climate change. The event was organised with PepsiCo Pakistan.
The Federal Minister also witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between PepsiCo Pakistan and Novatex for putting up a bottle recycling plant with a capacity to recycle 500 million bottles in a year. The plant will be operational by 2022.