Nitin Gadkari in Sweden: Global Conference on Road Safety 2020

Nitin Gadkari in Sweden: Global Conference on Road Safety 2020
Photo Credit: Hon'ble Minister Shri @nitin_gadkari's office
Indian Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari is in Sweden to attend the global minister conference on road safety in 2020. The host country is Sweden. Sweden is hosting the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety on 19–20 February 2020. The theme of the conference is Achieving Global Goals 2030. The event is co-sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO), and minister-led delegations from more than 80 countries are expected to attend. Representatives from the world of industry and research, international institutions and organizations will also participate.

The conference is an opportunity for delegates to share successes and lessons from implementation of the Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011–2020: chart future strategic directions for global road safety up to 2030 and beyond: and define ways to accelerate action on proven strategies to save lives. The conference will also provide an opportunity to link road safety to other sustainability challenges.

His Majesty the King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf will attend the opening session, Melinda Crane will moderate the conference, and the host is Tomas Eneroth, Minister for Infrastructure, Ministry of Infrastructure, Sweden.

“Sweden is an amazing country for cleanliness and safety. It has implemented a ‘Vision Zero’ plan with earnestness to eradicate all road deaths and road-related injuries. The country has result roads to prioritize safety over speed and other considerations,” said Jagan Mohan Rao Yerramelli, a businessman from India with interests in southeast Asian and Europe. He said, “Honourable Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari is striving to seek ‘Vision Zero’ like in Sweden to prevent road-related injuries and deaths in India.”

Nitin Gadkari has met many officials on the first day of his visit in Sweden including H. E. Mr Klas Molin, Ambassador of Sweden in India who was also present during the visit.

Photo Credit: Hon’ble Minister Shri @nitin_gadkari @VolvoGro  Nitin Gadkari at the headquarters of Volvo Group in Gothenburg, Sweden. A series of presentation was deliberated to him that showcased high-efficiency logistics (road-trains), LNG trucks, electric trucks among others.

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