Islamabad: The climate change ministry has announced new programs that would create 200,000 green jobs for women, youth, and local communities by the end of the year.

According to an official, as part of the Lake Manchar scheme in Sindh province, the local community would establish green jobs. In addition, in Dera Ismail (DI) Khan, a similar project will start developing green jobs utilizing nature-based solutions.

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Furthermore, the climate change ministry discussed green job concerns with higher-ups. As a result, as part of the Green Stimulus Initiative, they established a goal of producing green jobs. Furthermore, the ministry has devised a green job funding model that the Ecosystem Restoration Fund will fund. The Ecosystem Restoration Fund includes the Asian Development Bank, Green Bonds, and the Debt4Nature Swap scheme to support green jobs.

Green jobs will continue to develop in the future years, according to Malik Amin Aslam, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Climate Change.

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