Venkaiah Naidu to visit Barcelona to study aspects of 'Smart Cities' project

Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu will travel to Barcelona on Monday to study aspects of the 'Smart cities' project, which is being attended by many countries including Japan, Germany, Israel, the United States and the United Kingdom. During his three-day trip to Spain, Naidu is scheduled to hold talks discussions on various aspects of the project.

ANI| Updated: Nov 16, 2014, 23:39 PM IST

New Delhi: Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu will travel to Barcelona on Monday to study aspects of the 'Smart cities' project, which is being attended by many countries including Japan, Germany, Israel, the United States and the United Kingdom. During his three-day trip to Spain, Naidu is scheduled to hold talks discussions on various aspects of the project.

Travelling to Spain at the invitation of Barcelona Mayor Xavier Trias, Naidu will inaugurate and address the 'Smart City Expo World Congress' on November 18.

He will also hold discussions with senior officials of the Japanese cities Kyoto, Yokohama and Fukoka.

Naidu is also scheduled to hold talks with senior officials of the World Bank in the context of the 'Smart Cities' project.