Monday, 8 February 2010

CWG: Spain offers help to Delhi for facelift

The city of Barcelona, which has hosted a successful Olympic Games, offered its cooperation and expertise in beautifying Delhi before the Commonwealth Games 2010 starting on October 3.

A Spanish delegation, led by Ambassador Ion de la Riva and including director of international relations of Barcelona City Council and a former director of the department of urban planning called on Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit at her office.

“The city of Barcelona has offered to sign a friendship agreement with Delhi. Director of international relations of Barcelona City Council Josep Roca and a former director of the department of urban planning during the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Josep Acebillo, were keen to know about ongoing infrastructure development in Delhi in view of the Commonwealth Games,” said an official statement here.

“They offered to render their constructive cooperation and expertise in setting up public art in various parts of the city,” the statement added.

Dikshit expressed her gratitude and stated that friendship agreement will prove to be beneficial to both the cities.


Philodox said...
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Philodox said...

With novel initiatives like the Common Wealth Games Lottery , we bet there would be ample funds for the Games! Read this great news on Economic Times. Delhi Commonwealth Games Secreteriat starting a Lottery to raise 500 Crores

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