imageISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Climatic Change, Senator Mushahid ullah Khan Tuesday said that developed countries should play role to check global warming affecting environment of many under-developed countries of the world including Pakistan.

Talking to Pakistan Television channel, he said that Pakistan was also facing the challenges emerged due to global warming, adding that early warning system about the changing weather could help prevent the people from the big disaster.

He said that there was need to create awareness among the people about global warming, adding that the people should avoid cutting trees to protect the green environment.

Minister said that members of the developed and rich nations who were responsible of global warming should come forward and play their role in checking the effects of changing weather in other under-developed parts of the countries.

To a question he said that Karachi was facing the problem of rising temperature due to degradation of green belts in the area.

He urged the people to come forward for maintaining the green environment of the area.

To another question, he said that heat stroke had also hit the people of other parts of the country.

Senator said that there was need to take pre-cautionary measures for protecting the health from the rising temperature.

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