Official boost for development of Hongqiao
February 20, 2021
The State Council has agreed to a draft guideline submitted by the National Development and Reform Commission for the development of the Hongqiao Central Business District as a latest step toward further opening-up and connectivity with neighboring regions.
It has asked local authorities in Shanghai and neighbouring Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui provinces to standardize working mechanisms and draw up detailed rules to make sure targets will be achieved timely, said a statement posted on the official website of the Chinese government on Thursday.
New policies and major construction projects in the planning and construction of the Hongqiao hub will be reviewed accordingly, according to a State Council release dated February 4.