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Wuhan to start extensive cooperation with Manchester

Source: hubei.gov.cn 03/27/2015 11:03:30

The two cities will cooperate in terms of football.

Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province, signed a series of cooperation agreements with Manchester, UK, on March 26 to carry out extensive cooperation in fields of sustainable development, smart city, culture, education, football, etc.

Manchester, which was founded in 1853, is now the second largest city in UK, with superior digital and creative industry. Wuhan established sister city relationship with Manchester in 1986.

According to the agreements, the two cities will form closer business ties in fields of advanced manufacture and engineering, originality, digital and new media, medical treatment and health care, etc.

Besides, both sides will jointly held modern art exhibitions and historical works exhibition, and start cooperation centered on football.

Educational cooperation programs will also be launched between middle and primary schools and universities in Wuhan and Manchester. Both sides will also work on an overarching theme of smart and sustainable urbanization, including air quality and pollution control, rubbish purification and management, water quality and sewage management, clean coal technology, etc.

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(hubei.gov.cn by Mao Huifang)