The 6th Biennial World Cities Summit upholding exchange of views about city governance observed the vehement congregation of representatives of several local governments in Taiwan, several international counterparts, and business leaders in Singapore.
The summit focused on the sustainable development of cities, got started in Tandem with the Singapore International Water Week and the CleanEnviro Summit Singapore – the platforms for policy makers and industry experts to discuss challenges and practices to address issues as to environment.
Jao Ching-yu, director of the International Affair Committee of the Taipei City government said, “The city has introduced open data programmes to create a smart city, made initiatives to solve civic problems, nurture startups and expand international networks.”
New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu put forward the prospectus of city’s projects that aim to better serve senior citizens by encouraging their participation in social activities.
Taoyuan Deputy Mayor Wang Ming-the said, “The smart streetlight systems installed in our city has bought a lot of change, with the smart city application the city has developed to tackle the challenges of rapid urban development.”
Other members of the Taiwanese delegation are Taichung Deputy Mayor Lin Yi-ying, Tainan Acting Mayor Lee Meng-yen, Penghu County Deputy Magistrate Lin chieh-hsing, and officials of the Water Resources Agency.