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(Tinmoitruong.vn) - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong opens World Cities Summit, Singapore International Water Week and CleanEnviro Summit Singapore 2014

Singapore, 1 June 2014: Mr Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore, officially opened three co-located global events focusing on integrated urban sustainability solutions – the World Cities Summit (WCS), Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) and CleanEnviro Summit Singapore (CESS) taking place on 1 to 5 June 2014. Some 20,000 delegates representing the government, industry, International Organisations and academia are expected for the three events.

 

 

 

Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, opens the World Cities Summit, Singapore International Water Week and CleanEnviro Summit Singapore 2014

 

The opening ceremony was attended by more than 3000 guests, including leaders from government, business, academia and international organisations, at the Sands Expo & Convention Center, Marina Bay Sands Singapore.

 

 

The Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2014 debuts #SIWWPledge, an innovative corporate social responsibility campaign to rally the global community towards the water cause.

L to R – Grace Fu, Minister, Prime Minister’s Office, Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources and Second Minister for Foreign Affairs; Chew Men Leong, Chief Executive of PUB; Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore; Lee Boon Yang, Chairman of Keppel Corporation Limited; Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources; and Khaw Boon Wan, Minister for National Development

 

Approximately 40 Ministers, and over 130 Mayors and city leaders from around the world are expected to gather in Singapore to update themselves on the latest development and technologies, share best practices and co-create innovative urban solutions. The events will also feature the largest exhibition on integrated sustainable solutions with more than 900 exhibiting companies and 29 Group Pavilions across 30,000 square metres of covered exhibition space.

 

 

PM Lee visits Keppel’s Greater Manchester Energy from Waste Plant booth at WasteMET Asia during CleanEnviro Summit Singapore 2014

L to R: Loh Chin Hua, Chief Executive Officer of Keppel Corporation; Lee Boon Yang, Chairman of Keppel Corporation Limited; Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore;  Dr Ong Tiong Guan, Chief Executive Officer of Keppel Infrastructure

 

Several key co-located events including the 22nd United Nations Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB) Board Meeting and the 10th Asia Pacific Infrastructure Ministers Meeting (APIMM) were also held during the week.

 

 

PM Lee interacts with the touch-sensitive table in the shape of Singapore at the Sustainable Singapore pavilion that showcases Whole-of-Government projects.

L to R: Ng Lang, Chief Executive Officer of Urban Redevelopment Authority; Khaw Boon Wan, Minister for National Development; Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources; Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore; Dr Cheong Koon Hean, Chief Executive Officer of Housing Development Board

 

 

 

New features of this year’s WCS, SIWW and CESS include:

 

-  WCS Young Leaders, an initiative to bring together young leaders from diverse urban sectors who are committed to actively catalyse change in cities and help shape urban development agendas.


-  Hydro-gen, developed to nurture and uncover the next generation of water leaders and entrepreneurs, encompasses the HydroPrenenur Programme (HPP), SIWW’s first accelerator programme for water technologies; and the Young Water Leaders Summit (YWLS), which brings together young water leaders from around the world to engage in discussions on global water issues.  


-  Cleaning Track, under the Clean Environment Convention and the CleanMET Asia exhibition, will provide practitioners in the industrial and commercial cleaning industries with a strategic platform to keep abreast of the latest solutions to improve cleaning standards and productivity.

 

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