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Japan ready to help India in addressing air pollution: Harsh Vardhan

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today met Japanese to Kenji during which the expressed his country's readiness to help in addressing the issue of air pollution.

During the meeting, Vardhan also shared information about future events including the Regional 3R forum of and Pacific to be held in in April and science and technology in society forum 'India-Workshop' in on February 28.

"Shared with about #CleanAirForDelhi campaign. He said, was facing same problem in 60s & 70s. shared a paper on its #BlueSkyInitiative to control air pollution and expressed readiness to cooperate with to address this problem under the Initiative," he tweeted.

Vardhan also met Fiji's and discussed various issues related to climate change issues while acknowledging that the issue was a global threat and needed urgent action.

"We had an engaging discussion on #ClimateChange issues. Both acknowledged, #ClimateChange is a global threat and the need for urgent pre-2020 #ClimateAction. @FijiAG," he tweeted.

Vardhan said, during his meeting with Sayed-Khaiyum, he thanked the presidency of for its efforts in bringing all parties together during COP23 and ensuring (CBDR).

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 20:50 IST