Singapore to help AP
Singapore signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Andhra Pradesh develop a world-class capital city of Andhra Pradesh.
Singapore in December signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Andhra Pradesh to prepare a master plan and develop a world-class capital city of Andhra Pradesh. The master plan will be ready in six months and after that a detailed action plan will be worked out, announced Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu after a meeting with S. Iswaran, Minister in the Singapore Prime Minister’s Office. “We have decided to work with the government of Andhra Pradesh on this project of master planning and development of capital city,” said Iswaran, also the city state’s second Minister for Home Affairs, Trade And Industry.
The MoU on “the master-planning and development of the capital city and capital region of Andhra Pradesh” was signed by officials of Infrastructure Corporation of Andhra Pradesh and International Enterprise Singapore in the presence of Naidu and Iswaran.
As per the MoU, the parties will “cooperate in the master-planning, development and construction of the capital city of Andhra Pradesh as a modern, vibrant, sustainable and smart capital city with a strong economy, excellent social amenities and efficient transport and logistics networks”. The Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC) and Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE) from Singapore and the Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) of Andhra Pradesh will be participating entities.