Islamabad - Director UN Information Centre Vittorio Cammarota said on Wednesday that the UN is working on a comprehensive programme to create awareness among Pakistani people on ways and means to tackle the challenge of climate change .

Talking to Radio Pakistan, the UN official said, “With proper awareness, we can contribute immensely to improve our environment.” Giving an example, he said citizens can contribute towards improved environment by refusing to use plastic bags and prefer public transport over personal cars.

Cooperation Attache in the French Embassy in Islamabad Olivia said the embassy and the UN are working together to ensure more awareness among people of Pakistan on environmental issues. He said media has an important role to play in this regard and lauded Radio Pakistan for contributing towards this noble object.