More City Improvements Planned to Make Shenzhen an International Metropolis
City leaders have pledged during a meet last Thursday that the government will be making improvements in the urban environment in the city, public civility, and rule of law along with other aspects as they plan to become a more international metropolis.
A document was released that contained that details that the city is aiming to achieve which included the construction of 200 landscaping projects at the exits and entrances of Metro stations by 2017, the reduction of PM2.5 particles down to 2 micrograms per cubic meter, water treatment of around 98 percent of the city’s waste water and placing cover on dump truck and garbage dumpsters. The city government will also push forward any projects that concern the well being of its residents such as improving urban environment, traffic and ecology.
Party chief Wang Rong said that the city can gather high end resources to become a more competent city by providing a sound living and working environment. Furthermore Shenzhen lags behind several of the worlds developed cities in urban development as water and air pollution and traffic jams still needs to be addressed. City leaders hope that the city will follow international model cities such as Singapore, New York and Hong Kong.