Sultanate Participates in WUF9 in Malaysia

The Sultanate, represented by

the Ministry of Housing, took part in the ninth World Urban Forum

(WUF9) convened by the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-

Habitat) in Malaysia and runs through till 13 February 2018.

The Sultanate is represented in the meeting by Eng. Saif bin

Amer al-Shaqsi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Housing.

The Theme of the Ninth session of the World Urban Forum

(WUF9) Cities 2030, Cities for All: Implementing the New Urban

Agenda � places the Forum’s focus on the New Urban Agenda as a

tool and accelerator for achieving Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable

Development Goals.

WUF9 therefore provides a great opportunity to garner the efforts

of all relevant actors to deliberate on, identify and commit to

implementation of concrete solutions for the transformative

commitments made in the New Urban Agenda.

Source: Oman News Agency