On Wednesday, heads of local governments from across Pakistan reiterated to bridge the gap between key nation Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) indicators and global standards through constructive dialogue and cooperation with the Government of Pakistan.
”We shall accelerate this journey and reach the destination by synergising our role as public representatives with our responsibilities to our voters as enshrined in the SDGs,” said a joint statement issued by mayors, chairmen, chairpersons and nazims of different cities throughout the country on the second day of international conference ”Think Globally, Act Locally – SDGs’ Implementation through Local Governments.”
The three-day conference (April 10-12) has been organized by the United Cities and Local Government Asia Pacific (UCLG ASPAC) in collaboration with the Local Councils Associations of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab Provinces of Pakistan. The conference is supported by German Development Cooperation and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
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