United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) hosted Dr. Iraj Shahin Baher, Mayor of Tabriz and UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau & Council member as part of UCLG-MEWA Local Government Talks.
The online event focused on the “Role of Local Governments in the fight against COVID-19 Pandemic and the Normalization Process” and was held live via UCLG-MEWA’s social media accounts on Tuesday, 25 August 2020.
Starting his speech by mentioning the activities of Tabriz Municipality in the fight against the coronavirus, Shahin Baher talked about the measures taken by Tabriz Municipality to protect the residents and the municipal staff from contracting the virus.
The mayor further introduced the city of Tabriz and its historical, cultural, economic, social and artistic features.
The experiences of Tabriz Municipality on the issues of urban and hospital waste management as well as the cooperation with Tabriz sister cities were among the subjects considered on this online webinar.