KARACHI: Administrator Karachi Rauf Akhter Farooqui on Wednesday has been invited to a meeting of mayors of eight big metropolitan and trade cities to be held in Tehran, Iran, from 11 to 12 August 2014.
In the meeting, mayors of eight big cities of developing countries would participate. The event is known as D8 Conference.
Irani Commercial Diplomat Sattar Sultan Shahi called on Farooqui at his office to invite officially from the Government of Iran. Shahi told that Tehran Municipality would host the event and it was a desire of Iranian government that Karachi administrator representing Pakistan’s big city attend the conference.
The administrator said that the conference of chiefs of eight big cities was a positive act and it would boost friendship, love and cultural exchange among the cities.
“This meeting would help people learn from others’ experiences which would be fruitful for the residents of the cities,” he said.
He further said that he would try his best for the representation of Karachi in the event.