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Maha CM meets Bloomberg CEO in New York

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Devendra met in and discussed expansion of the road safety initiative supported by the US-based company for which an MoU was signed in in February 2015.

"Substantial progress is seen with this initiative and many achievements were reviewed. This initiative resulted in less number of deaths in road accidents. expressed intentions to work jointly with FinTech startup companies during discussions with Fadnavis," a statement from Chief Minister's office said today.

is currently on a week-long visit to Dubai, Canada, and the

The government and Bloomberg Philanthropies had signed an agreement in 2015 to improve traffic situation in over the next five years.

In 2015, had figured among the ten cities in the world that were funded by the Bloomberg Philanthropies, a New York-based foundation, to adopt best of the Road Safety practices worldwide.

The selection was made from 20 strong applicant cities, mostly from countries which showed strong commitment to reduce road traffic fatalities and injuries within and around their urban set-ups.

During deliberations yesterday, and Bloomberg reviewed and discussed the progress of this initiative.

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 16:50 IST