PM to shed light on Pakistan's climate 'woes' at COP27.

ISLAMABAD -- Two days after the United Nations predicted that Pakistan might become unbearably hot by the end of the century, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif arrived in Egypt to attend the COP27 conference and highlight threats faced by the country due to the adverse impact of climate change.

A press release by the Prime Minister Office said Mr Sharif was received at the Sharm El-Sheikh International Airport by high-level Egyptian officials, Pakistan's ambassador to Egypt and officials of the embassy.

Accompanied by members of the federal cabinet and senior officials, PM Sharif would urge the world to deliver on its commitment to support developing nations, including Pakistan, to tackle the impacts of climate change.

The prime minister, who is the chair of G-77 - a coalition of 134 developing countries at the UN - will also attend 'The Sharm El-Sheikh Climate Implementation Summit' from Nov 7 to 8. The summit will be hosted by the Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Mr Sharif is also scheduled to meet a number of global leaders during and at the sidelines of the conference.

Before leaving for Egypt, the prime minister called the conference 'a watershed moment' in the fight against climate change. '#COP27 being held in Egypt can be a watershed in humanity's fight against climate change and global warming. Extreme climatic events in Pakistan and Horn of Africa this year have showcased globalisation of climate change. Turning a blind eye to its lethal effects will be criminal,' he tweeted.

Stressing on monetary support for developing nations, the prime minister added that he would 'urge the world to deliver on...

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