Fadnavis met Micheal Bloomberg
Friday, June 15, 2018 | 10:48 AM
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New York :  As part of his ongoing visit to Dubai, Canada and the United States, Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis met philanthropist and three-term mayor of New York, Micheal Bloomberg, in New York on 14th June. He is also the founder, CEO and owner of a global financial services, mass media, and software company, Bloomberg L.P. During the meeting, they both held discussions on expansion of road safety initiative supported by Bloomberg for which MoU was singed in Mumbai in February 2015. 

In 2015, Mumbai had figured among the ten cities in the world that were funded by the Bloomberg Philanthropies, a New York-based foundation, to adopt best of the Road Safety practices worldwide. The selection was made from 20 strong applicant cities, mostly from countries which showed strong commitment to reduce road traffic fatalities and injuries within and around their urban set-ups. 

During deliberations, Shri Fadnavis and Bloomberg reviewed and discussed the progress of this initiative. On his twitter handle @CMOMaharashtra, Shri Fadnavis posted that substantial progress is seen with this initiative. He added that this initiative has resulted in less number of fatalities in road accidents. During discussions, Bloomberg expressed his intentions to work jointly with FinTech startup companies.

(ही बातमी मराठीतून वाचण्यासाठी येथे क्लिक करा.)

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