LKY World City Prize

24Apr09

Since a school and one prize apparently isn’t enough, here’s another.  One more paving stone on the way to Lee Kuan Yew Int’l Airport?  Straits Times:

WHAT does it take to become a world-class city?

Innovative planning projects, policies and solutions that show foresight and good governance, it seems.

These are the qualities that Singapore is looking for in a new award it is launching: the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize.

Speaking at the annual Asia Society conference in Ho Chi Minh City, National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan said on Friday that the biennial award seeks to recognise individuals and organisations that have made outstanding contributions to the creation of vibrant, liveable and sustainable cities.

Now let’s see if they award the first LKY prize to LKY himself.

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