Karachi (Muhammad Yasir)
Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue & Economic Affairs, Mr. Ahmed Irfan Aslam, Federal Minister for Law & Justice (& Minister for Climate Change & Environment Coordination), and Mr. Akif Saeed, Chairman, SECP, visited the office of Pakistan Banks’ Association (PBA). They were received by Mr. Muhammad Aurangzeb, Chairman, PBA, and Mr. Tawfiq Hussain, CEO/Secretary General, PBA.
The purpose of the visit was to discuss, with the senior bankers there, the establishment of the proposed Pakistan Climate Change Fund, a strategic initiative of the Ministry of Climate Change & Environment Coordination. Discussions centered around the threat to Pakistan’s socio economic & environmental sustainability from the effects of Climate Change. The possible role of the banks in Pakistan towards the establishment of Pakistan Climate Change Fund was also discussed during the meeting.