Nepal will achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2045, says PM

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba said that Nepal will achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2045. He added that the government is working according to the same.

PM Deuba said so during a press conference organised in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Thursday. He returned home after attending COP26 global climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, at 8:30 am today.

The Prime Minister had left for Glasgow on October 29 to attend the global conference leading a Nepali delegation.

During his visit, PM Deuba met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, American President Joe Biden, and UK Prime Minister Borris Johnson among other leaders of different countries.

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba returns home after attending COP26 global climate conference held in Glasgow, Scotland, on Thursday, November 04, 2021.

He further said that Indian Prime Minister Modi will visit Nepal soon. PM Deuba said that he has invited Indian Prime Minister Modi to visit Nepal.

On top of that PM Deuba said that Nepal will soon organise Sagarmatha Sambad, a global dialogue on climate change. He added that Nepal will send letters to world leaders to attend the programme.

On a different note, PM Deuba said that the ruling coalition will continue until the next election.

Minister for Forest and Environment Ramsahaya Prasad Yadav, Foreign Secretary Bharat Raj Poudel, Forest Secretary Pem Narayan Poudel, Finance Secretary Madhu Kumar Marasini, Home Secretary Tek Narayan Pandey, National Planning Commission Secretary Kewal Prasad Bhandari and chairperson of National Trust for Nature Conservation Madhav Bahadur Karki accompanied PM Deuba to the summit.

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