Astana participated in the world Congress of smart cities’ EXPO
According to the official website of capital akimat, representatives of the akimat held a number of bilateral meetings with the mayors of Madrid and Barcelona.
The delegation of Astana city akimat took part in the world Congress EXPO smart city and met with the leadership of UNWTO (world tourism organization) in Spain.
"During the visit, a number of bilateral meetings were held with the mayor's offices of Madrid and Barcelona, the health Department and the ambulance station of Barcelona, as a result of which an agreement was reached to exchange experience and cooperation in the field of health, education, tourism and digital transformation with the mayor's office of Barcelona",- the press service of Astana noted.
In addition, the parties signed agreements on cooperation in the fields of sports, health, tourism, waste management and transport with the mayor's office of Madrid. In order to ensure the quality of the UNWTO summit on urban tourism in 2018, a meeting was held in Astana with the UNWTO Deputy Secretary-General, Mr. Manuel Butler. In September 2018, the delegation of Astana took part in the VII UNWTO Global summit on urban tourism in Seoul, where Astana was declared the next venue for the VIII Global summit on urban tourism. The date of the summit in Astana according to the schedule of UNWTO – 7-11 October 2019.
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