The International Conference of Mountain Countries on Climate Change kicked off in Kathmandu on Thursday.
President Ram Baran Yadav inaugurated the two-day conference whose theme is 'Our Mountains, Our Future'. President Yadav underlined the need of integrated efforts at the national, regional and international levels for minimizing the effects of climate change, said RSS.
Stating that the mountainous countries are more at risk of climate change, President Yadav noted that there was no alternative to saving the world together.
Minister for Environment Hem Raj Tated said not only the mountain countries other parts of the globe were increasingly being affected by the adverse impact of climate change, pointing out that the International Conference of Mountain Countries on Climate Change has been organised by the Nepal Government to look for ways of mitigating this.
More than 300 participants from 25 countries are attending the conference. nepalnews.com