Penang pledges to promote green transport

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The state government makes a long-term commitment to “green” the state by signing the Kyoto Declaration for the Promotion of Environmentally Sustainable Transport in Cities.

On march 16, 2010, 10 Asian cities – Ahmedabad, Banjarmasin, Chiang Mai, Chuncheon, Donghae, Islamabad, Kandy, Penang, Surakarta, and Tangerang – came together at the Special Event of Asian Mayors on the Signing of the Kyoto Declaration for the Promotion of Environmentally Sustainable Transport in Cities during the United Nations Forum on Climate Change Mitigation, Fuel Efficiency and Sustainable Development of Urban Transport held in Seoul, Korea. The cities unanimously endorsed and signed the Kyoto Declaration for the promotion of environmentally sustainable transport (EST) in Asia.


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