Bahrain’s HRH Prince Khalifa calls for more sustainable cities

      Published on Friday, 1 November , 2019      356      
Bahrain’s HRH Prince Khalifa calls for more sustainable cities

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Bahrain’s Prime Minister HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has emphasised the kingdom’s keenness to build more sustainable cities as part of a comprehensive urban development vision aimed to overcome future challenges and demographic growth.

According to the Bahrain News Agency, the statement was made as part of a message on World Cities Day 2019 observed on 31 October, and is in line with the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs) that the kingdom is integrating into its action plan for modern infrastructure, building cities, and providing housing to its citizens.

HRH Prince Khalifa also pointed to urban expansion in Bahrain, and stressed the need for public private partnerships in ensuring the development of housing projects.

Commenting on the importance of promoting international partnership to achieve SDGs, HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa, said:

“The future of cities necessitates taking procedures to improve their suitability for a decent life by providing essential services according to an integrated system that meets the requirements of sustainable development.”

Category Government | 2019/11/01 latest update at 11:29 AM
Source : Construction Week | Photocredit : Google
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