ISLAMABAD   -    In the wake of recent super floods and climate change, experts from different fields stressed on Global emission targets and reparations to be reconsidered by the rich countries which are

responsible for the accelerated and relentless nature of climate catastrophes, hitting countries such as Pakistan. These thoughts were expressed by experts from civil society, journalists and politicians

during a National People’s Assembly on contemporary challenges faced by Pakistan, held here the other day. The session was jointly organized by Awaz CDS, Global Call to Action Against Poverty,

The People’s Vaccine, UGOOD, Pakistan Development Alliance with the purpose of developing a

charter of demands to be presented to the government for immediate actions. The session was addressed by CEO Awaz CDS, Mohammad Zia ur  Rehman, Convener Pakistan Development  lliance,

Ishtiaq Gillani Executive Director UGOOD  , Sameena Nazeer President PODA, Zafarullah Khan, Convener Parliamentary Research Group,  Mustafa Talpur, Regional Director Oxfam International, Aftab Alam, Resilient Future International, Hafiz Tahir Bureau Chief Jang Group, Afzal Butt, President PFUJ, Senator Seemi Aizdi PTI, Dr Rubina Feroz Bhatti, PPP representative, Basheer Shah Awami Workers Party (AWP) and various other  representatives of civil society, media and politicians attended the event. The National People’s Assembly was held with aim to develop a charter of demands to present it to the government of Pakistan,  and urge it to take immediate actions to tackle challenges especially in the wake of recent devastating floods. While addressing National People’s Assembly held to project country’s contemporary challenges the impacts of climate change on agriculture in Pakistan and crop losses due to floods, droughts and heat waves, CEO Resilient Future International, Aftab Alam spoke about food security especially in the wake of recent super floods.