Zambian expert hails China’s role in environmental protection
It is gratifying that China is playing a leading role in ensuring sustainable development that ensures win-win economic growth and environmental protection, an environmentalist said on Tuesday.
Commenting on China’s call to accelerate efforts to foster a green development path and ensure win-win economic growth and environmental protection, Morgan Katati said the call urges all countries to act together to protect the environment.
The Chinese president spoke via video link at a summit of leaders of the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity.
âChina is a strategic country in terms of the environment because of its accelerated development which has resulted in improved productivity. We are happy with the feelings coming from China and we hope that other big players will emulate China, âhe said in an interview.
Katati, who is also executive director of the Zambia Institute for Environmental Management, said it should be the responsibility of all countries to ensure ecosystem protection even as countries pursue development. economic.
He said the call for a green economy should be vigorously pursued by all countries, adding that the need to balance development and the environment was more important than ever.
In its address to a summit of leaders of the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, China called a healthy ecology and environment “not only a natural asset, but also an economic asset.” . Final element