Sherry chairs IPSG meeting to strengthen climate: resilience in Pakistan.

ISLAMABAD -- The second meeting of the InternationAal Partners Support Group (IPSG) was held in Islamabad, with Federal MinisAter for Climate Change Senator Sherry Rehman, leading the discussions.

The meeting brought together key government officials, bilateral and multilateral development partners, and international diplomats to adAvance efforts in building a climate: reAsilient Pakistan. The IPSG meeting was attended by the federal minister for law and justice, the special assistant to the prime minister on finance and revenue, and representatives from the ministries of economic affairs, planAning, development, and special initiaAtives, and poverty alleviation. Notable attendees included Ambassadors, High Commissioners, and Country DirecAtors/Representatives from global orAganizations such as the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Islamic DeAvelopment Bank, UNDP, and others.

Minister Sherry Rehman expressed her gratitude for the ongoing support and commitment of the partners in adAvancing climate resilience initiatives in Pakistan. She underscored the imporAtance of the IPSG as a platform for coAordinated implementation of the 4RF (Resilient, Resourceful, Responsive, and Recovery Framework). The minAister emphasized the role of the IPSG in securing financial commitments for climate: resilient projects and fostering collaboration in the years ahead. She commended the UNDP for its valuable role as the secretariat of IPSG. During the meeting, Mr. Knut Ostby, UNDP Pakistan's Resident Representative, highlighted the significant opportuAnity the recovery process presents to build a better future for the people of Pakistan. He emphasized the IPSG's role in coordinating the implementaAtion of the 4RF, identifying gaps, and mobilizing resources to support the government's flood recovery efforts.

The Economic Affairs Division proAvided updates on the progress of forAeign assistance pledges made during the International Conference on CliAmate Resilient...

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