Rapid melting of glaciers in Gilgit-Baltistan a matter of concern: Bilawal
Rapid melting of glaciers in Gilgit-Baltistan a matter of concern
ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Foreign Minister and Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Saturday that rapid melting of glaciers in Gilgit-Baltistan is a matter of concern.
In his statement on the flood situation in Gilgit, he said that the situation created by the eruption of the lake on the Sheshpar Glacier needs to be dealt with on an urgent basis, to ensure that no harm is done to the local population and the land routes remain open.
Bilawal went on to say that he hopes the administration will ensure that ordinary people, tourists do not face any difficulties.
The foreign minister further said that the people of Gilgit-Baltistan will not be left alone by the PPP in difficult times.
The PPP chairman further added that the rapid melting of glaciers is a matter of concern, adding that the climate change can no longer be hidden in the sand like an ostrich and collective and concerted efforts on the issue of climate change are a necessity.