The representative of the International Association of Safe Communities said “the activities having conducted to promote safety in Mashhad is appreciated.”

According to the news agency of Mashhad municipality, a meeting was held by presence of Guldbrand Skjönberg at governor’s conference room to report the executive committees of the International Communities Summit on 2007. Skjönberg declared “Mashhad has been active on the issues of enhancing the pedestrains’ safety by building pedestrian bridges and their elevators, establishment of bike stations and providing the cycling helmets, and also making safe the children’s playground. The activities having conducted to promote safety in Mashhad is appreciated.”

He added “avoidance of domestic violence is noteworthy, and how approaching this problem and its avoidance is remarkable.”

The representative of the International Association of Safe Communities pointed that Mashhad had been conducted properly. Also, he added “Mashhad is a pioneer in this field. Although the cooperation at the international level is difficult, this has been achieved in Mashhad.”

By pointing to the importance of Mashhad’s safety, Skjönberg emphasized “Mashhad as a religious city hosts millions of pilgrims annually. This makes Mashhad as important ity. Hence, its safety should be noticed.”