B.Badral, Chairperson of the Ulaanbaatar city Mayor Office and other officials attended third ASEM Meeting for Governors and Mayors.
Bangkok was set to host the 3rd ASEM Meeting for Governors and Mayors in 2015 in Bangkok under the theme “ASEM Goes Local: Innovation and Regeneration”. As the theme suggests, the meeting aimed to stimulate sustainable urban regeneration and innovation that addresses today’s major urban issues through the exchange of views and sharing the exemplary experiences of the major cities in Asia and Europe including Berlin, Budapest, Rotterdam, Warsaw, Lissabon, Jakarta, Astana, Singapore, Manila, Hanoi, Bangkok, Fukuoka, Busan and Ulaanbaatar.
Governors and Mayors of attended cities have agreed on reducing air and soil pollution, increasing urban greean areas, protecting environment, submitting city rules and law, improving public transportation service, introducing an innovative technology, improving cooperation on providing the sustainability of the tourism sector between state organizations, entities, residents, social group and people and have approved the Bangkok Declaration.
ASEM Meeting for Governors and Mayors is held every two years and Lissabon, the capital city of Portugal, is to host the fourth ASEM Meeting for Governors and Mayors in 2017.