UAE Embassy organizes 10 km Eco-Friendly Marathon to highlight the importance of Mainstreaming Sustainable Development and Climate Resilience for Collective Action.
ISLAMABAD, FEB 25: /DNA/ – The UAE Embassy in Islamabad, in coordination with the Prime Minister’s Youth Programme, organized an eco friendly10km Marathon to highlight the importance of Mainstreaming Sustainable Development and Climate Resilience for Collective Action.
A large number of athletes from deferent nationalities, officials, ambassadors and representatives of the diplomatic community participated in this healthy and eco-friendly 10 km run on Saturday 25th February 2023at Constitution Avenue, Islamabad.
Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Al Zaabi, the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on the occasion said that the Marathon and remarkable participations from all walks of life reflects the longstanding brotherhood, partnerships, and shared values between the two brotherly countries.
Ambassador Al Zaabi added, that as the UAE’s is hosting the largest UN Conference COP28 this year, the UAE will focus on building bridges to advance international efforts that will support the Global South and countries that are most vulnerable to climate change such as the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and finding practical solutions that ensure energy security while reducing emissions.
The Ambassador stressed on economic development and conservation of environment as the UAE will focus at COP28 on ensuring inclusive sustainable progress that protects communities most impacted by climate change, and appealed the civil society to play its role in driving “Climate Action” across key sectors to reduce emissions and build resilience.
He extended his thanks to the Government of Pakistan, Prime Minister Youth Program, Islamabad Administration and Gerry’s Visa for the coordination and facilitations extended for the successful organization of the Marathon, and to Islamabad Running Club, Pakistan Red Crescent and SOS Children’s village for their active participation in this Marathon.