India, best implementer of clean development mechanism: Jairam Ramesh

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New Delhi, Sep 1 (ANI): Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday urged the SAARC countries to develop a combined mechanism to mitigate problems of green house gas emission leading to climate change.

Addressing SAARC Clean Development Mechanism Conference here today, he said the, environment has trans-border implications, and hence, the issue has to be dealt with in the same manner.

He said India is ready to share its experiences with the SAARC countries on the issue. India has taken credible action on the issue by creating carbon syncs and taking clean and green energy initiatives'" he added.

Ramesh said, according to an international survey, India is the best implementor of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) to curb the problem of climate change.

He also urged the SAARC countries to stand united on the issue of CDM so that carbon emission leading to reduced substantially in the south Asian region.

The delegations from member countries Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Nepal are participating in the deliberations. (ANI)

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