After a slew international conferences and conventions last year, the city is gearing up to host the 11th World Metropolis Congress (WMC) 2014. The five-day World Metropolis Conference will be held from October 6 to 10 in 2014 at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC).
Taking a leaf out of the Conference of Parties 11 (CoP-11) experience last year, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has begun preparations well in advance for the WMC which is likely to draw nearly 2,000 delegates from as many as 125 metropolitan cities around the world.
GHMC commissioner M T Krishna Babu who was on a visit to meet the board members of Metropolis Conference in South Africa last week said that the finer aspects of WMC including the line-up for technical sessions are being worked out at present. The venue, logistics and other details were discussed in the meetings with the board members.
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