New York: Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has presented Pakistan’s case to the world. It is said that there was a historic disaster due to the floods in Pakistan. The world must help Pakistan.
Addressing the 77th annual session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif said that we are not the cause of the problems we are facing. Due to environmental problems, Pakistan is being severely affected. Due to the floods, people had to lose lives and money. 33 million people, including women and children, were left homeless.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said that even today much of the country is under water. Climate change is a challenge. Many people have been affected by floods in Pakistan. Floods wreaked havoc in Pakistan. I’m here to bring you the first-hand information about the flood disaster. For 40 days and 40 nights there was a deluge the likes of which the world has never seen.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif informed the world about the devastation of floods due to climate change in Pakistan and said that a third of Pakistan is under water, the devastating effects of global warming have changed life in Pakistan forever. The people of Pakistan are paying the price of global aggression, the definition of national security has changed now, the international community will have to come together to face natural disasters and sit down to strategize future, otherwise there will be no arena for wars.
India has made occupied Jammu and Kashmir the largest military area in the world to usurp the rights of the oppressed people of Kashmir. According to United Nations Security Council resolutions, the Kashmiri people will remain with the Kashmiri people until the conflict is resolved War is not a problem, there is no solution, conflicts can only be resolved through negotiations peaceful, we have to divert our resources to the people.
Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif said in his speech that today, when I am here to speak about my country Pakistan, but my heart and mind are still in my country, the trauma we are going through cannot be described in words. He said I’m here to inform the world about the real facts about the devastation caused by the climate disaster that submerged a third of my country.
The Prime Minister said that for 40 days and 40 nights a devastating flood was imposed on us, which broke the climate record for centuries. Even today, much of the country is submerged in water. 6.5 million pregnant women are at risk. He said more than 1,500 people had died from the floods, including more than 400 children, many at risk of disease and malnutrition. He said that due to the floods, people had to suffer loss of life, 370 bridges were destroyed, 1 million head of cattle were killed.
The prime minister said that preliminary estimates indicate that more than 13,000 kilometers of roads were damaged due to the floods, four million hectares of crops were washed away. , millions of displaced people are still looking for land to pitch their tents with their families, futures and livelihoods at stake. He said Pakistan is being affected due to environmental pollution, Pakistan has not seen such a huge natural disaster, first we are facing rising temperature and now flooding, although the carbon being sent into the atmosphere in the world, Pakistan It’s less than one percent, we’re not the cause of the problems we face.
The prime minister said Pakistan has never seen a greater and more devastating example of the effects of global warming, where life has changed forever. He said that during this calamity I visited and spent time in every corner of our devastated country. People in Pakistan ask why this happened to them. The undeniable and painful fact is that this calamity is ours. Not for no reason, but our glaciers are melting fast, forests are burning and heat waves have surpassed 53 degrees Celsius, making it the hottest place on the planet.
The Prime Minister said that we are experiencing a devastating monsoon, as the UN Secretary General so well described one thing is very clear: what has happened in Pakistan is not limited to Pakistan.
He said I thank those who helped me through difficult times on behalf of my nation, I am grateful to the Secretary-General of the United Nations for his visit to Pakistan, the Secretary-General saw the flood victims with his own eyes. He said part of the development fund is also being spent on rescue and relief work, an amount of 70 billion has been distributed among flood victims.