On March 28th, Meilan District was named a “Green District of China”, thanks to its rich local natural and cultural landscape. It was one of 59 counties and districts named as “Green County/District of China” awarded nationally this year.
This award is organised by the “China Famous Green County Promotion Committee”. This year’s award was the 2nd, held along with the 2nd “Forum for Chinese County and Towns Green Development”. This years theme was “Low carbon development mode and regional economic reform”.
Since2003, the District Government has attempted to “fulfil, stabilise and develop” a new Meilan District as a “Green” growth area for business and living. Their goal is to maintain environmental quality at a leading national level.