An Indo-Swedish initiative to focus on sustainable mobility

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Bangalore, Jan 24 (UNI) The Swedish Trade Council is organising and presenting a state-to-state Seminar on 'Sustainable Mobility-Indo Swedish Perspectives in Bangalore and Delhi on February four and six respectively.

The Seminar, organised in partnership with Volvo Cars, Trucks and Buses and the Embassy of Sweden in India, aims to bring forth the critical challenges involved in realising sustainable transport solutions in the country and address these key issues, according to a release here today.

Eminent speakers from India and Sweden, including the Minister for Environment of both the countries Mr Andress Carigren of Sweden and Mr Namo Narain Meena of India would be participating in the Seminar at Delhi.

The objective of the seminar was to bring together policy makers, transport industry professionals, urban development organisations, governing authorities, automobile industry professionals and environmentalists on a single platform to address the challenges for sustainable mobility.

An exhibition on sustainable mobility would be an added attraction in Delhi during the Seminar.

Other eminent speakers include Mr Lara Erik Liljelund of Swedish Environment Protection Agency, Mr Lara Nilsson of Swedish Road Administration, Dr Gita Sen of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and Ms Siv Persson of World Wildlife fund.

While in Bangalore the event was supported by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) and Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI), in Delhi by the Society of Indian Automotive Manufacturers (SIAM) and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) UNI MSP RM HVB1551

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