Highlights and images of main proceedings for 8 February 2018

Malaysia

Summary


WUF9
The ninth session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9) continued Thursday.

In the morning, a Ministers’ Roundtable and a further two WUF Assemblies convened, representing local and regional governments, and grassroots organizations respectively.

In the afternoon, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak officially opened WUF9, accompanied by cultural dances and messages from several dignitaries.

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Children performing during the official opening ceremony

Participants arrive for the official WUF9 opening ceremony.