PM Anwar: Developed nations should do more to help developing countries in energy transition


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SAN FRANCISCO: Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has expressed concern on the bloodshed that is happening in Gaza in the midst of the non-stop air and land attacks launched by the Israel Zionist regime.

Anwar said, what is happening in Gaza has clearly accentuated the madness in denying the moral responsibility and allowing major destructions to continue that has led to climate disaster.

“In the session that was chaired by President Joe Biden with the presence of all APEC leaders, I have also stressed that developed nations need to do more to shoulder the responsibility and help developing countries in energy transition,” he said.

Anwar said that at the Unofficial Dialogue and APEC Economic Leaders’ Lunch held at Moscone Centre here, Friday.

Prime Minister Anwar added, Malaysia is in the midst of changing the economy and invest in a clean and green future via the National Energy Transition Roadmap.

He said, the national petrol company, Petronas has given its commitment to a clean and zero carbon emission pathways toward 2050.

Meanwhile, Anwar also mentioned in his Facebook post that he had a bilateral meeting with President of Peru, Dina Ercilia Boluarte Zegarra.

Anwar said, in the meeting, President Boluarte had requested Malaysia to consider opening an office in Peru to simplify the halal certification process of products for the country.

“In the meeting I had extended my thanks to Peru authorities for rescuing and helping 43 Malaysians who had been victims of human trafficking and labour exploitation in Peru recently.

“We have also discussed on the economy cooperation opportunity aspects between both countries besides touching on women empowerment and climate change.

“Malaysia supports Peru’s effort to establish the status of Shared Development with ASEAN,” Anwar said.

According to Anwar, President Boluarte had invited him to Peru in conjunction with Asia Pacific Cooperation (APEC) 2024 that will be chaired by the country.

However in his meeting with Vietnam President, Vo Van Thuong, both the leaders have agreed to increase cooperation to address the illegal fishing activities in Malaysian waters.

“We have also discussed the South China Sea issue and agreed to abide to the Stakeholders’ Conduct Declaration in South China Sea and urged discussion on Code of Conduct in South China Sea to be finalised the soonest.

“Vietnam also requested Malaysia to simplify the entry of halal products from their country and establish cooperation in halal certification.

“In the meeting I have invited the Vietnam President to visit Malaysia,” Anwar said. – Malaysia World News

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