9th Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF 9) is one of the worlds premier conference on urban issues was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 08th to 13th February. More that 150 countries, international organizations and local organizations were represented in this conference and there participation was exceeded more than 1600 local and foreign delegates.
Prime Minister of Malaysia, His Excellency Najib Razak inaugurated the World Urban Forum. Prince of Wales, Mr. Charles has made a special statement at the inauguration ceremony. With the guidance of Executive Director of UN Habitat, Mrs. Dato Maimunah Mohd Sharif, United Nations Human Settlements Programme has organized this Forum.
Secretary to the Ministry of Housing & Construction of Sri Lanka, Mr. R.M. Abeyratne led the Sri Lankan delegation for this International Forum. Chairman of National Housing Development Authority, Mr. L.S. Palansuriya, Chairman of Urban Development Authority, Dr. Jagath Munasinghe were participated as the delegates of the Sri Lankan delegation.