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Northern Section postpones planning tour to Middle East

International Directors Alex Hinds and Hing Wong, AICP, have postponed until 2021 Northern Section’s previously scheduled 2020 tour to the Middle East.

“Our decision reflects the value we place on the health and safety of all those who travel with us and the severity of and uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic,” they said in a report to the Northern Section Board.

“We are considering, however, an international planning collaboration to be conducted online later this year. Although not confirmed, a potential project has been identified to exchange information on public engagement strategies with an advisory committee appointed by the municipality of Puebla, Mexico.”