Bahrain’s Prime Minister His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa on Monday will deliver a speech at the 6th World Urban Forum in Naples, Italy which will include the efforts exerted by the Kingdom of Bahrain towards sustainable habitat development.
The speech will also shed light on the challenges facing the world especially developing countries and the importance of joint effort towards ensuring a better life for the present and future.
His Royal Highness the Premier will also highlight the achievement accomplished by the government programmes and the development plans that covered habitat and urban development which has contributed comprehensive advancement being witnessed by the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The Kingdom of Bahrain is participating with high profile delegation that includes representatives from various ministries and governmental bodies that would take part in the forum’s work sessions. The forum is being organized by the UN-Habitat organization from Sept 1 to 7. The theme for this year’s meeting is “The Urban Future”. Over 3,000 participants from 114 countries have already registered for the premier conference on cities and urban issues. The four focus areas for discussion are: Urban Planning: Institutions and Regulations, including the improvement of Quality of Life; Equity and Prosperity: Distribution of Wealth and Opportunities; Productive Cities: Competitive and Innovative Cities and Urban Mobility, Energy & Environment. In parallel with these main dialogue sessions, there will also be an additional 160networking, side and training events and the World Urban Forum exhibition will showcase some of the world’s leading cities and innovations in urban development. The exhibition, which will be open to delegates and the general public, is an opportunity to share experiences, best practices and innovative ways from all over the globe to improve cities.