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Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif says Pakistan is ready to contribute to the global efforts to tackle the climate change issues.

He was talking to newsmen in Paris where he will represent Pakistan at the UN Climate Change Conference beginning today. The Prime Minister said the developed countries have more responsibility in this respect. To a question, he said Pakistan will not let come any hurdle in its development process. In his address to the conference today, the Prime Minister is expected to highlight Pakistan's efforts in tackling challenge of the climate change. On the sidelines of the conference, he will hold separate meetings with world leaders, including French President Francois Hollande. Heads and representatives of one hundred and forty-seven countries are participating in the conference. According to the organizing committee, the objective of the 2015 conference is to achieve, for the first time in over 20 years of UN negotiations, a binding and universal agreement on climate. Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of people have marched worldwide to demand action to stop climate change. Campaign group says more than five hundred seventy thousand protesters took part in marches on all the main continents. Activists want action at the Paris talks to limit the rise in the average global temperature to 2C above pre-industrial levels.










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