Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan convened a closed-door review meeting on ‘Smart City’ project at his office on Thursday with promoters of the project.
After the meeting, Vice-Chairman of SmartCity Kochi Jaber bin Hafez reiterated that the third phase of the ‘Smart City’ project would be completed by 2020. “It would take four years to complete the construction work and Smart City would become more efficient,” he said. Denying any ‘unreasonable delay’ in completion of the project, he added, “It is a joint venture between two governments, rather than a private project. Hence, some procedural delays are natural.”
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