Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud recently said steps undertaken by the human communities and the states are not sufficient to protect human beings for the long term.
“Developed countries, especially those are emitting more greenhouse gas, should come forward in this regard,” he said, addressing a seminar titled ‘COP 26: Outcome and Future Way Forward’ at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh (IDEB) here.
Bangladesh Climate Change Journalists Forum (BCCJF) and IDEB organized the seminar with IDEB president Engineer AKMA Hamid in the chair.
Deputy Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change Habibun Nahar and Power Cell director general Engineer Mohammad Hossain addressed the seminar as special guests while Department of Environment director Md Showkat Ali presented a keynote paper.
Center for Climate Justice of Bangladesh director Hafizul Islam Khan, Stamford University Professor Dr Ahmed Kamruzzaman Mazumder, Md Faruk Rahman Rumi, and BCCJF general secretary Motahar Hossain, among others, addressed the seminar while its president Kawsar Rahman conducted the event.