PM holds interactions with world leaders on COP 28 sidelines

  • Also meets UAE PM, Dubai Ruler, President of Maldives and Uzbek President
  • Visits Pakistan Pavilion, briefed on efforts for operationalization of Loss & Damage Fund

DUBAI: Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar on Friday held informal interactions with multiple world leaders, on the sidelines of the COP28 summit.

Among those whom the prime minister interacted with informally, included British Prime Minister Rishi Sunik and Danish Prime Minister Mette Fredrickson.


The prime minister also held an informal interaction with British King Charles III as they participated in the family photo of High Level Segment of 28th Conference of Parties.

He also met with the Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and the Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the Maldives Mohamed Muizzu, and President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on the sidelines of the high level segment of COP 28.

Likewise the prime minister also interacted with Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva on the occasion.

At the Summit, the prime minister is accompanied by caretaker ministers for Foreign Affairs Jalil Abbas Jilani, for Finance Dr Shamshad Akhtar, for Climate Change Ahmed Irfan Aslam and for Energy Muhammad Ali.

PM arrives at Dubai Expo City to participate in COP28 conference

Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar has arrived at Dubai Expo City to participate in the high-level segment of the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP 28) of the United Nations.

The Prime Minister was received by President of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres.



The Prime Minister will attend the opening session of World Climate Action Summit.

On the sidelines of the conference, the Prime Minister is expected to meet the Prime Ministers of the Netherlands and Estonia.

Anwaarul Haq Kakar will also participate in the Zayed sustainability award ceremony.

Caretaker Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani, Caretaker Finance Minister Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, Caretaker Federal Minister for Climate Change Ahmed Irfan Aslam and Caretaker Energy Minister Muhammad Ali are also participating in COP 28.

PM Kakar visits Pakistan Pavilion at COP 28 venue

Meanwhile, Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar on Friday visited the Pakistan Pavilion, established here at the venue of United Nations’ 28th Conference of Parties (COP 28).

The prime minister was briefed on the efforts being made by Pakistanis with regard to the negotiations and facilitation in the operationalization of the Loss and Damage Fund.

He was also briefed on the ‘Living Indus Initiative’ which is designed to rehabilitate the health of the Indus Basin in Pakistan through climate-resilient approaches and nature-based solutions.

The prime minister also met the Pakistani climate experts at the Pavilion and appreciated their efforts with regard to climate change risk mitigation.

Caretaker ministers for Foreign Affairs and Climate Change, and Pakistan’s ambassador to the United Arab Emirates also accompanied the mrime minister.



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