WORLD ASSEMBLY OF ISLAMIC CITIES (WAIC)

Towards a Prosperous Urban Future For All

WAIC signs MOU with UN-Habitat to establish regional secretariats. 

During a tri-lateral meeting of WAIC's president with his counterparts in UN-Habitat and International City Leaders on the sidelines of the meeting, an MOU consisting of 7 key topics was signed. Based on the MOU, 3 WAIC secretariats will be founded to cooperate with the parties involved. These are the secretariat for Atlas of World Islamic Cities Board chaired by Mr. Najafi Khezerlou, the Mayor of Tabriz,Iran ;the secretariat for the City Data & Standards Board chaired by Mr. Torkashvand, the mayor of Karaj, Iran; and the secretariat for Best Practices Board chaired by Dr. Agashteh, the mayor of Lahijan, Iran.. The chairs of the 3 boards also signed MOUs with John Hogan, the executive director of International City Leaders.