The Asia Pacific Union for Housing Finance (APUHF), aÂ platform to act as a knowledge sharing and networking medium promotingÂ coalition and coordination among the Asia Pacific Countries in determining their housing and housing finance solutions entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development. an inter-ministerial body of the Asia Pacific countries, set up under the aegis of UN-HABITAT, having its permanent Secretariat located in New Delhi.
The MoU was signed during theÂ 4th APMCHUD Conference held in Amman, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan during December 10-12, 2012. The MoU was signed by Mr R V Verma, Chairman, APUHF and Chairman and Managing Director, National Housing Bank India on behalf of APUHF and Mr Susheel Kumar, Chief Coordinator, APMCHUD and Joint Secretary, MHUPA on behalf of APMCHUD. Further, for the benefit of the participating countries, a detailed presentation on the scope, objective and vision of APUHF was delivered at the Inaugural Session of the Conference by Chairman, APUHF Mr Verma. The MoU and the presentation has generated considerable interest in the network and its activities.Â
The MoU outlines the activities and areas of cooperation between the two regional networks including knowledge sharing, promotional activities, capacity building, joint research etc. It is expected that the joint collaboration between APMCHUD and APUHF wouldÂ lead to a mutually fruitful partnership between both Networks and will benefit all member countries and institutions.
Mr R V Verma, Chairman- APUHF and CMD, NHB, India alongwith Chief Coordinator APMCHUD
and Joint Secretary, MHUPA Mr Susheel Kumar signing the MoU betweenÂ
APUHF and APMCHUDÂ on December 12, 2012 at Amman, Jordan