PM Barzani oversees climate change mitigation efforts: Kurdistan Board of Investment Chairman

Shukri said that the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) ninth cabinet has set goals to reduce emissions and construct dams.
Mohammed Shukri, Chairman of the Kurdistan Board of Investment, speaking to Kurdistan24, May 19, 2024. (Photo: Kurdistan24)
Mohammed Shukri, Chairman of the Kurdistan Board of Investment, speaking to Kurdistan24, May 19, 2024. (Photo: Kurdistan24)

ERBIL (Kurdistan24) – Mohammed Shukri, Chairman of the Kurdistan Board of Investment, told Kurdistan24 that Prime Minister Masrour Barzani oversees climate change mitigation efforts.

Shukri said that the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) ninth cabinet has set goals to reduce emissions and construct dams.

The Chairman also revealed that KRG’s climate change strategy will be developed with the assistance of the United Nations Development Program and the US Agency for International Development in the next three months.

Prime Minister Barzani on May 12, participated in the symposium on Drought and the Impact of Climate Change on the Political, Economic, and Demographic Situation of Iraq.

"It has always been human nature to seek a suitable environment, food, water, and security. Therefore, environmental threats in one region inevitably affect other regions," the prime minister stated at the symposium.

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