Euro-China Green & Smart City Award goes to Yanji

Updated: 2018-09-12
(ejilin.gov.cn)

Yanji was awarded the Industrial Innovation Prize at the 2018 Euro-China Green & Smart City Summit in Ningbo on Sept 7 for its significant achievements in building an environmentally friendly city.

Euro-China Green & Smart City Award goes to Yanji

The efforts made by Yanji, Jilin province in building green and smart city receive recognition from a European guest at the 2018 Euro-China Green & Smart City Summit in Ningbo on Sept 7. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

The capital city of the Yanbian Korean autonomous region of Jilin province has taken the initiative in energizing the ecological industry and improving its urban environment in recent years. A series of measures have also been put forward to develop the digital economy in the city.

As a result, the green coverage rate of Yanji reached 40.2 percent and the proportion of fair air quality days amounted to 92.6 percent in 2017, standing out from the 80 other competitors across Europe and China.

Euro-China Green & Smart City Award goes to Yanji

Government representatives of Yanji, Jilin province are honored with Industry Innovation Award at the 2018 Euro-China Green & Smart City Summit on Sept 7. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

The 2018 Euro-China Green & Smart City Summit, initiated by Foundation Prospective & Innovation (FPI) in France and China Center for Urban Development (CCUD), aims to reinforce the Euro-China cooperation in developing green and smart cities via a series of platforms and projects.

Twenty eight Chinese and European cities were granted the Euro-China Green & Smart City Awards this year for their contributions to the scheme.

Euro-China Green & Smart City Award goes to Yanji

A certificate for the Industry Innovation Award is given to Yanji, Jilin province at the award ceremony. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

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