A meeting of the board of directors of SmartCity Kochi will be held on January 15 in Dubai. Industries Minister P.K. Kunhalikutty and Principal Secretary for Information Technology P.H. Kurian will attend the meeting . It will be the first meeting to be held in Dubai at the request of the promoters of the project. Sources said that the decision was to facilitate attendance of officials of the Dubai government and Dubai Holding.

A final decision on SmartCity Kochi’s demand to notify the project area as a single SEZ will mostly be taken on January 18 at a meeting of the Union Commerce Ministry’s Board of Approval of SEZs.