Milan, Bergamo ready to host 2021 Global Health Summit

Mayors say they hope govt takes up the offer

(ANSA) - ROME, SEP 18 - The mayors of the Lombardy cities of Milan and Bergamo said Friday that they are ready to host the 2021 Global Health Summit that will take place in Italy.
    Earlier this week European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the EU was working with Premier Giuseppe Conte for Italy to host this summit as part of its presidency of the G20.
    Lombardy is the Italian region that was worst affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and Bergamo and its surrounding province were hit particularly hard.
    "Our cities are ready to host the global summit devoted to health, which will take place in Italy next year, as announced by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen," said Milan Mayor Giuseppe Sala and Bergamo Mayor Giorgio Gori "We hope the government agrees to our proposal". (ANSA).


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