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Sadiq Khan, Yordanka Fandakova to Strengthen Cooperation between Sofia and London

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Sadiq Khan, Yordanka Fandakova to Strengthen Cooperation between Sofia and London

Sadiq Khan, Yordanka Fandakova

(October 20, 2017 Sofia) Bulgaria's capital, Sofia, and the UK's capital, London, are going to tighten their cooperation in the sectors environment, with a special emphasis on air pollution monitoring and prevention, transport and security.


This was agreed during yesterday's meeting of Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova and London Mayor Sadiq Khan, the Sofia Municipality Press Office has reported.


Mr. Khan said he was impressed with the speed with which Sofia's metro system was expanding and with Mrs. Fandakova's measures to combat air pollution and improve the city environment.


"Good cooperation between the mayors is essential to the Sofia-London partnership," Mr. Khan said, adding that the European capitals should learn from one another's experience and share their good practices.


"Sofia has seen some rapid urban development over the past few years, taking the most of the other European capitals' experience in various fields. I shall be very happy to see more intense cooperation between Sofia and London," Mrs. Fandakova said.


Sadiq Khan on his part said that the Bulgarians in London are hard-working, law-abiding individuals, who always pay their taxes.



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