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Hunan, Three Gorges Corp. Promote Yangtze River Protection

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On the morning of July 6, Xu Dazhe, deputy secretary of the CPC Hunan Provincial Committee and Hunan governor, meets with Lu Chun, CTG chairman.

 
At the meeting, the Hunan Provincial People’s Government and the China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) signed the "Framework Agreement on Strategic Cooperation of Making All-out Efforts to Protect the Yangtze River and Promoting Green Development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt". (Photos above taken by Zhao Chi, Hunan Daily)
 
On the morning of July 6, the Hunan Provincial People’s Government and the China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) signed the "Framework Agreement on Strategic Cooperation of Making All-out Efforts to Protect the Yangtze River and Promoting Green Development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt" in Changsha. Xu Dazhe, deputy secretary of the CPC Hunan Provincial Committee and Hunan governor, met with Lu Chun, CTG chairman, and witnessed the signing ceremony. 
 
Vice Governor Chen Fei and CTG General Manager Wang Lin signed the agreement on behalf of the two sides. Secretary General Wang Qun attended and witnessed the ceremony.
 
Governor Xu said that Hunan is an important province along the Yangtze River Economic Belt. It is implementing General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important strategic thinking on promoting the development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt. The province gives priorities to improving water front, cleaning black and malodorous water, renovating drain outlets, and pollution control of agricultural non-point source along Hunan section of the Yangtze River. 
 
These efforts will help turn Hunan section into a beautiful landscape, Dongting Lake District into a beautiful lake district, and making "one lake (Dongting Lake), four rivers (Xiangjiang River, Zijiang River, Yuanjiang River, and Lishui River)" into a bright spot of Hunan. 
 
Xu hoped that the CTG will give full play to its advantages in its brand, capital and technology, and deepen cooperation with Hunan in the protection of the Yangtze River, energy exploitation and integration, and international business expansion, and help Hunan achieve high-quality development.
 
Lu Chun said that the CTG will play a leading role in protecting the Yangtze River, participate in water front improvement in Hunan section of the Yangtze River and comprehensive management of ecological environment of "one lake, four rivers", and strengthen cooperation with Hunan in new energy, equipment manufacturing, and poverty alleviation. This helps promote the launch of various cooperation projects and achieve win-win results.  
 
According to the agreement, the two sides will jointly promote strategic action on protecting the Yangtze River along the Yangtze River Economic Belt and make Yueyang a green development model city along the belt. Practical cooperation will be carried out in the fields of ecological environmental protection, water conservancy infrastructure construction, and clean energy development and utilization.
 
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Translator: Xiao Juan
 
Chinese source: hunan.gov.cn