Global leaders have praised the government of Bangladesh for its commitment and measures to fight the adverse impacts of climate change.
They showered praise on Bangladesh and its leadership during the board meeting of Global Centre on Adaptation held in Paris recently, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Dhaka.
They lauded Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen for successfully holding its last meeting of the Global Centre on Adaptation (GCA) in Dhaka.
Dr Momen, during the meeting, urged the global community for special focus on South Asian region while allocating funds and programs for its extreme vulnerabilities to climate change.
He put emphasis on the need for technology transfer, recognising local based solution and innovation and public awareness for combating the menace of climate change.
Dr Momen also gave an account of the activities that Bangladesh has undertaken steps to adapt to the harmful impacts of climate change, including developing flood, drought and salinity resistant seeds, harvesting rainwater, rooftop gardening, introducing boat-schools, floating agriculture, trust fund from own resources etc.