27 April, New Delhi
Spain has proposed cooperation with India in developing smart and sustainable cities in the country and presented a draft of a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, in this regard.
The MoU relating to urban development was presented during the meeting of a Spanish delegation led by its Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Jose Garcia-Margallo Marfil with the Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu in Parliament House in New Delhi.
Spain has proposed to assist in developing Delhi as the first global and smart city in India under the framework of the draft MoU.
Welcoming Spain’s interest in the India’s initiative of building smart cities, Mr Venkaiah Naidu told the delegation that the draft MoU would be examined by the government for further action in consultation with all concerned agencies.