To attend World Cities Summit, Singapore International Water Week and Clean Environment Summit
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will be visiting Singapore tomorrow to attend the World Cities Summit, Singapore International Water Week and Clean Environment Summit Singapore 2018, the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement.
During his visit the Prime Minister is also scheduled to meet the Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam, former Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong and high-level dignitaries of the Singapore Government.
Wickremesinghe will deliver the keynote address on 9 July, at the summit to be held at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre covering the insight, trends and solutions concerning urban development and environment protection.
The theme for this years’ summit will be ‘Liveable & Sustainable Cities: Embracing the Future through Innovation and Collaboration’. The 6th World Cities Summit in 2018 will explore how cities can be more liveable and resilient through better governance and planning, technology and social innovations, as well as collaborations with various stakeholders and with other cities.
The Prime Minister will be accompanied by Prof. Maithree Wickremesinghe, City Planning and Water Supply Minister Rauff Hakeem, Housing and Construction Minister Sajith Premadasa, Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrema and Deputy Minister of Petroleum Recourses Development Anoma Gamage.