Environment Minister to highlight Bangladesh's priorities at 'COP26 July Ministerial' in UK
Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin MP is leading the Bangladesh delegation at the two-day "COP26 July Ministerial" that began today in the United Kingdom (UK).
Shahab Uddin is expected to highlight Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's priorities at the COP26 as a state party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and also as the President of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF).
The UK-hosted July Ministerial is aimed to allow the Environment Ministers of the state parties to the UNFCCC to come together and discuss their expectations for a successful COP26 scheduled in Glasgow this year from 1-12 November.
Bangladesh High Commissioner to the UK Saida Muna Tasneem received the Environment Minister at the London Heathrow International Airport yesterday afternoon.
Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, and Director-General, Department of Environment are accompanying the Minister during his visit to attend the COP26 July Ministerial organized by the United Kingdom.