Update November 9, 2015

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Muhith slams developed countries for climate disaster

Sumel Sarker

Muhith

Muhith slams developed countries for climate disaster

09 November 2015, Nirapad News: Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has blamed developed nations for creating disaster in climate of the world by emitting excessive carbon-dioxide.

He made the blame while addressing a workshop at Bangabandhu International Conference Center in city on Sunday.

German cooperation GIZ, IIED, ICCCAD, Brac and UNDP jointly organized the workshop titled — ‘Accessing Green Climate Fund: Opportunities, Options and Challenges for the Private Sector and Civil Society Organizations (CSOS)’.

Muhith said, “An important agreement will be signed in the upcoming international climate conference set to be held in Paris. But it is pretty tough to establish a fund by taking compensation from responsible developed countries”.

“So, the private sector needs to play a vital role in this regard”.

Industries minister Amir Hossain Amu said, “The developed countries created a fund of 100 billion US dollars at Copenhagen Conference in 2009.

“But the money was not released yet showing reason of inadequate administrative capacity to use the money.”

“So, we have to increase our capability,” the minister added.

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