Infrastructure investments: Politics vs local interests

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Leipzig – The issue of politics versus local interests was the hot topic during a panel discussion at the 10th annual summit of the International Transport Forum (ITF) taking place in Leipzig this week.

During the panel discussion a message was delivered on behalf of Tania Rodiger-Vorwerk, deputy director general of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

She said by 2025 about 66% of the world’s population will live in cities. This raises the question of how governments will deal with the challenges.

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