India, Canada to look for ways to boost environment cooperation August 04, 2005 11:03 PM
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New Delhi: India and Canada have discussed various ways to boost cooperation in the environment sector, including in the field of technology transfer, clean development mechanism (CDM) and also the forthcoming negotiations on further progress of global climate change regime, to be held in Montreal in November this year.
This was indicated at a meeting between the Minister for Environment and Forests, Thiru A. Raja, and Deputy Minister of Environment, Government of Canada, Samy Watson, here today.
The visiting dignitary wished to know more about Partnership on Clean Development and Climate, saying that it is a good initiative.
Raja said that he would be happy to participate in the preparatory meeting in Ottawa in September this year to discuss various proposals to be considered in the negotiations at 11th Conference of Parties (COP-11) on climate change.
He further stated that India would like to ensure further progress in CDM Projects.