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Pakistan committed to continue efforts for attaining SDGs: Bakhtiar

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning Development and Reforms Khusro Bakhtiar on Wednesday said that despite of challenges, Pakistan has firm resolve to continue its efforts for attaining sustainable development by implementing the global development agenda of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), ARY News reported. Addressing a national-level consultation event regarding preparation on Sustainable Development Goals, the minister said that Pakistan not only endorses the sustainable development agenda about has also taken lead…

Greater global cooperation vital to achieve SDG agenda: Maleeha Lodhi

NEW YORK: Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi said at the United Nations (UN) that international commitment would have to be renewed to meet the objectives of the global sustainable development agenda. Speaking in the Second Committee of the General Assembly on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Pakistan’s permanent representative to the UN Maleeha Lodi said that the prevailing global economic and financial environment appeared unfavorable to achieve the goals and targets of 2030 agenda. “We see an erosion in global…

Planning commission launches Data Reporting Gaps Study, website on SDGs

ISLAMABAD: Planning commission in collaboration with the UNDP launched Data Reporting Gaps Study and a comprehensive website on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Minister for Planning Development and Reform Dr Shamshad Akhtar formally launched the website and the Data Reporting Gaps Study, while Secretary Planning Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui gave his welcome remarks. The aforementioned Data Reporting Gaps Study was launched at the auditorium of the Ministry of Planning Development & Reform, Islamabad. While…