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Workshop on climate change

By Our Correspondent
June 09, 2021

LAHORE:The Northumbria University and LUMS, in partnership with UP-SIGN, are working with Pakistan and the UK’s top scientists to bring the country’s textile sector into a circular economy business model with zero waste. According to a press release, a texonomy workshop, funded by the British Council, was held to bring together textile stakeholders including academia, industry and policymakers to develop ideas around circular economy in Pakistan. Mike Nithavrianakis, Deputy High Commissioner of UK and Trade for Pakistan, opened the online workshop. Shafiq Ahmed, Head of Trade and Investment at Pakistan High Commission London, said, “The Texonomy debate is timely as Pakistan hosted the world environment day and committed to restoring damaged ecosystems”.