BEIJING, November 15 -- There are 28 new cities added to the list of National Forest Cities, which makes the total number of National Forest Cities to 194. China has been keen on the development of forest city for 15 years and made great achievements. And currently there are nearly 400 cities involved in the National Forest City construction process.
The construction of National Forest Cities should adopt a holistic approach to conserving our mountains, rivers, forests, farmlands, lakes, and grassland, aiming at building a beautiful China and meeting people’s needs for decent life, improving ecological function and quantity of forests, said Zhang Jianlong, Administrator of National Forestry and Grassland Administration of China.
By Xin Shuyu