The Government of India endorses the IRF World Meeting
First publishedin World Highways
The Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping of the Government of India, Mr Nitin Gadkari has issued a formal letter of support to the 18th IRF World Road Meeting to be held in New Delhi on 14-17 November 2017.
Commending the efforts of IRF to further the cause of Road Safety in India and across the world, Mr. Gadkari said, “We, as a nation, are proud to be hosting the WRM 2017, one of the largest events in the infrastructure industry."
“Efforts are also underway by my Ministry to hold a meeting of the Global Transport Ministers on 13th November 2017, a day prior to the start of the WRM 2017. My Ministry has committed to achieving a 50% reduction of road deaths by 2020 as a signatory to the UN Decade of Action” he added.