PESHAWAR, 30 November: World Climate Summit has got underway in Paris, France where over 40,000 representatives from 195 countries of the world are taking part in negotiations for a global approach towards climate change.

Analysts said the stakeholders will negotiate to reach a global agreement on reducing global carbon emissions which is the main cause of global warming. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is representing Pakistan in the UN sponsored conference. During his address at the event, the prime minister will highlight Pakistan’s efforts for reducing global warming effect.

The prime minister also had an informal meeting with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the conference. He is also expected to meet Afghan president Ashraf Ghani in the evening. It is also expected that Mr Sharif will meet UK Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Francois Hollande in next few days.

On Sunday the over half a million people across the world staged protests ahead of the climate summit talks in Paris. A protesting mob also clashed with police in Paris.

Compiled from media reports


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