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Tuesday July 16, 2024

Three-day moot begins at LCWU

By Our Correspondent
June 26, 2024
Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Chairman Dr Shahid Munir addresses the opening session of a three-day international conference on Challengers in Global Sustainability at LCWU on June 25, 2024. — Facebook/Punjab Higher Education Commission-PHEC
Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Chairman Dr Shahid Munir addresses the opening session of a three-day international conference on Challengers in Global Sustainability at LCWU on June 25, 2024. — Facebook/Punjab Higher Education Commission-PHEC

LAHORE: Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Chairman Dr Shahid Munir has said inequality is a major obstacle in the way of sustainable development. Addressing the opening session of a three-day international conference on Challengers in Global Sustainability at LCWU, he said that the richest 10 percent of the world's population owned 76 percent of all wealth, while the poorest held just 2 percent. Gender equality was the foundation of sustainable development, he added. Dr Shahid Munir said that in the context of global change, Punjab HEC was opening new doors of research to make sustainable development, poverty alleviation, and environmental protection possible.