On August 17, the Head of Ufa city Administration Ulfat Mustafin met with the Secretary General of the Eurasian section of the World Organization «United Cities and Local Governments» Rasikh Sagitov.
During the meeting, the parties discussed a wide range of issues in terms of cooperation and further interaction of the municipality at the international level.
«Ufa, among other cities of the country, is a member of the World Council. This will strengthen all-round ties between our cities and countries, establish business contacts with experts in the field of local self-government, investment companies and help exchange best practices in all spheres of city life» said Ulfat Mustafin.
The World Organization «United Cities and Local Governments» (WO UCLG) is a voluntary international association of associations, unions and individual municipalities.
UCLG is an influential structure in the field of strengthening the interaction of local self-government bodies, representing them at the international level and implementing democratic principles. Today UCLG unites more than 1000 cities and associations of the world and represents more than half of the world's population. WO UCLG consists of 7 regional branches.