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'EU can help solve problems of Mumbai'

DNMUM310714 | 7/14/2014 | Author : Naziya Alvi Rahman | WC :477

Q & A Dr Joao Cravinho

The ambassador of the EU, Dr Joao Cravinho claims European countries may not have a city of Mumbai's scale but they do have diverse experiences and expertise to offer solutions to the city's infrastructural problems. Cravinho was here as a part of a meeting organised by NGO Bombay First, held between experts from the EU and the municipal chiefs from all the Municipal Corporations of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, to exchange notes and discuss solutions for Mumbai. He spoke exclusively to dna's Naziya Alvi Rahman. Excerpts:
How did EU get interested in Mumbai?
It started with a discussion between our senior politicians with CM Prithviraj Chavan sometime in 2011. Following this, we held meetings with th
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