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Xixian New Area to accelerate development

(Shaanxi Daily) 2017-01-25 Print Mail Share

A work conference was held in the Xixian New Area on Jan 23, urging the area to construct itself into an outstanding new area in western China.

Mao Wanchun, deputy Party secretary of Shaanxi province, attended the conference and delivered a keynote speech.

Mao pointed out that promoting the construction of Xi’an city, promoting the integration of Xi’an and Xianyang and furthering the construction of the Xixian New Area are strategic measures to realize Shaanxi’s future development.

Xi’an city, Xianyang city and the Xixian New Area should make progress through integration and make full use of their own advantages to realize a successful development, Mao said.

Mao also urged the Xixian New Area to develop itself into an innovative urban development pilot zone. The new area needs to give a demonstration to promote new industries and strengthen innovation. Grasping the opportunities of the national Belt and Road Initiative and free trade zone construction in the area, Xixian should accelerate the progress of reform and opening-up.

Liang Gui, executive deputy governor of Shaanxi province, chaired the event. Liang pointed out in his speech that the new area should strengthen innovation.

Wang Yongkang, Party secretary of Xi’an city, also joined the conference saying that Xi’an authorities will grasp opportunities and make efforts to promote the city construction.

Relevant departments from Xianyang and the Xixian New Area also addressed the meeting.

Edited by Zachary Dye