Dongguan officially a National Forest City     12/01/2015 09:42

On 24th November, the 2015 Chinese City's Forest Construction Seminar was held in Xuancheng City of Anhui Province. 21 cities including Dongguan were declared National Forest City's with an awards ceremony held the same day. 

Dongguan is the only city in Guangdong Province to receive the title of "National Forest City" this year. The Mayor of Dongguan, Yuan Baocheng, accepted the honorary plaque at the ceremony on behalf of the city.

During the seminar, Yuan presented "Establishment of Forest City Contributes to the Transformation of the World Factory" which gave an outline as to how Dongguan transformed itself into a forest city. After three years of hard work, Dongguan now hasforest coverage of 37.4%, and green land per capita of 17.3 square metres.

According to the "Assessment Index of National Forest City", Dongguan has met or exceeded all 40 indexesof criteria.

(By Stefanie Tan and Sev Pischl)

来源:Dongguan Today     Editor:谭晶