Asian Metrocity Summit in KL on April 5

KUALA LUMPUR: Hundreds of delegates from various countries will participate at the Asian Metrocity Summit - Kuala Lumpur 2010 to be held at the Royale Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur in April.

Governors, heads of municipalities, government officials, developers,mayors and corporate leaders from Southeast Asia, Mid Asia, Central Asia, Africa and the Middle East will attend the three-day summit, beginning April 5.

The summit, jointly organised by Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) and Asian World Summit, is scheduled to be opened by Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

Kuala Lumpur Mayor Datuk Seri Ahmad Fuad Ismail said the summit aimed to share, educate, inform and advise the relevant parties to induce and implement the knowledge gained towards building a successful, eco-friendly and developed city.

It would feature international speakers disclosing the latest developments and practices of sustainable developments worldwide, the mayor said at a media conference on Friday March 12.

In line with the theme, 'Sustainable Development Solutions for Planning and Urbanisation of Cities', the topics will include information and communications technology, sustainable development, transportation system, funding mechanics, green technologies and buildings, tourism development and disaster mitigation. - Bernama
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