The 7th World Cities Summit (WCS) will be held from 5 to 9 July 2020 in Singapore. It is organized by Singapore’s Centre for Liveable Cities and the Urban Redevelopment Authority. The theme for WCS 2020 is ”Livable and Sustainable Cities: Adapting to a Disrupted World”. The WCS 2020 is held in conjunction with the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) and the CleanEnviro Summit Singapore (CESG).
Singapore Government invited Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to the WCS-2020. The WCS was inaugurated in the year 2008 and conducted once in 2 years. This platform brings Government leaders, Industrial experts to forge new partnerships and address liveable and sustainable city challenges, sharing integrated urban solutions and there will be discussions about how cities can cope with climate change, social shifts and technological disruptions with confidence.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Currency of Singapore: Singapore dollar.
- Capital of Singapore: Singapore.