Minister Mah to speak at international urban planning congress
20 October 2009
SINGAPORE: National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan will be delivering a
keynote address at the 45th ISOCARP International Congress in Porto, Portugal,
The congress is organised by the International Society of City and Regional
Planners. It is an annual gathering of key policy and decision makers,
professional urban planners and industry experts from the international urban
This year, the congress will discuss the role of planning in the drive for less
resource-intensive and low-carbon cities.
Delegates will also be discussing the need for innovative, pragmatic and sound
approaches to deal with new challenges in sustainable development.
Mr Mah will share Singapore's urban development and management experience and
highlight how the Republic is addressing the challenges of rapid urbanisation
Martin Koh/ Sherry Tang