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Leader of Bhutanese delegation to COP 26 in GLasgow, Lyonpo Yeshey Penjor, speaking at the opening of the High-Level Segment of the conference on November 9, highlighted that under the strong environmental stewardship of the Monarchs, Bhutan continues to lead the way towards sustainable development and a low emission climate resilient development pathway. Lyonpo emphasised on the urgent need for COP to deliver ambitious, concrete and enhanced climate actions and called upon countries to scale up finance for adaptation, loss and damage, technology transfer and capacity building to enable vulnerable countries cope with climate-induced challenges. Lyonpo also underscored the need to make finance easily accessible with lesser procedural challenges.

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