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Kejriwal seeks US help in fighting pollution during meeting with Juster

Kejriwal informed Juster about the agreement between the Delhi government and the University of Washington to combat pollution during the meeting at the Delhi Secretariat.


PTI 13 Jul 2018, 10:01 PM India
Kejriwal seeks US help in fighting pollution during meeting with Juster
  • "I would like to meet if any of the experts on the area are coming to India to know the best practices to be implemented in Delhi also," the statement quoted the chief minister as saying during the meeting with Juster. (Image Credit: Twitter)

American Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster today met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who sought more cooperation from the US in fighting pollution in the national capital, a government statement today stated.

Kejriwal informed Juster about the agreement between the Delhi government and the University of Washington to combat pollution during the meeting at the Delhi Secretariat.

According to the statement, the Washington university will provide real-time pollution data to the Delhi government.

The data will help in identifying the source of pollution in Delhi through the year.

"I would like to meet if any of the experts on the area are coming to India to know the best practices to be implemented in Delhi also," the statement quoted the chief minister as saying during the meeting with Juster.

"We are also open to ideas on any other sector also, we can be technology partners in various areas," he said.

"The ambassador said he will definitely inform and keep in touch on the areas where partnership is required," according to the statement.

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