Govt unveils SDG 7 roadmap.

ISLAMABAD -- Amid the ongoing COP27 UN climate conference in Egypt aimed at limiting global warming, Pakistan's energy ministry has launched a new roadmap on affordable and clean energy, one of 17 interlinked goals of a global action plan aimed at resolving the social, economic and environmental problems troubling the world.

The roadmap is aimed at helping the government achieve the energy target - called SDG 7, as it's number 7 on the list of Sustainable Development Goals. The road map contains a matrix of technological options and enabling policy measures for the government to consider.

The 17 SDGs, set up in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly, aim to achieve these several aims by 2030, including ending poverty and hunger, combating inequality, building peaceful, just and inclusive societies, protecting human rights, promoting gender equality, etc. SDG 7 - 'Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all' - consists of five targets.


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