Climate change has been Pakistan’s concern for a while now, however, despite country seeing long dry spells or extreme heat waves claiming many lives, no significant awareness campaign or plantation drive was recorded by past governments. The PTI-led incumbent government spoke about it being on the priority list from the moment they assumed office.
After huge success of Billion Tree Tsunami campaign in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Imran Khan announced to launch a similar campaign all across the country to fight climate change, spread awareness and also to tackle the rising threats imposed by weather extremity. The move was lauded across the country regardless of political affiliations and people vowed to join hands against the evil of climate change, to save their own selves as well as the other living beings sharing the air with us.
Waisay I still can’t believe that we have a “Ministry of Climate Change”
And we have THIS woman as “Minister of Climate Change”
Can you imagine what goes on in that ministry??!
“Madam climate aur weather mein furk hota hai”
— Khurram Qureshi (@fatherofyousaf) March 17, 2019
She also went on quoting a hadith which she once read that when ‘pious rulers’ come into power, a country is blessed with rainfall. However, anyone who lives in the tropics knows well that chilly winds and rains are quite common.
The immature response from the minister of climate change (the irony) made the twitter community laugh, which said that she needs to do better.
Literally y don't they give me a Chance🙄🙄 mphil ho k b morale down hai n look at their confidence😑😑
— Whos_ur_Buddha (@VCR_Generation) March 17, 2019
Why it is raining so much in USA this year? Now I get it Trump must be very neak!
— Shahid Siddiq (@shahidsiddiq88) March 17, 2019
گرمیاں وچ پچھاں گے
— fauzia yazdani (@yazdanifauzia) March 17, 2019
Someone tell her that these rains of March are not good for wheat crops, they don’t get yellow on time and fall from over growth.
— Duur ek gaon hai (@Aleyaqoob) March 17, 2019
Hadh hi sss Ho gayi 😂😂😂
— chowkidar vm_ki_drishti_se (@vmkadrishticone) March 17, 2019
Abay dhakkan mausamiyati tabdeeli weather change ko he kehtay hain aur climate b weather ko he kehtay hain. Jahilo…
— Dᴇformᴇd Cᴀlᴀmɪtous (@CaptivatingKhan) March 17, 2019
🤦🏻♂️ so gutted on this!
— Musarat Ali (@musaratali) March 17, 2019
What are your thoughts on this? Share with us in the comments bar below.