PM to address climate summit

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will deliver her speech virtually at the “Leaders’ Summit on Climate” on Thursday.

She will highlight the climate-related challenges Bangladesh faces and the efforts it is undertaking.

US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will open  two-day Summit at 6pm Bangladesh time.

This session will underscore the urgent need for the world’s major economies to strengthen their climate ambition by the time of COP 26 to keep the goal of limiting warming to 1.5° Celsius within reach.

It will provide an opportunity for leaders to announce new steps to strengthen climate ambition.

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, US Secretary of State Antony J Blinken and Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry will also join.


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