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Kaohsiung, Japanese city agree to develop low carbon industries

2012/06/25 17:07:13

Kaohsiung, June 25 (CNA) The Kaohsiung City government and a Japanese city council signed a letter of intent Monday, with the aim of developing environmental technology and low carbon industries through bilateral exchange and cooperation.

Lee Mu-sheng, director of the Kaohsiung Environmental Protection Bureau, said he hopes the city will achieve urban transformation and establish a low-carbon city model through collaboration with an alliance of councilors from Kitakyushu-shi, Japan.

Japanese city councilor Mori Shiroaki, heading a delegation of six other councilors, signed the agreement with Lee at a ceremony in the southern Taiwan city.

Shiroaki said he hopes to see strengthening of the relations between Kaohsiung and Kitakyushu.

(By Chen Ja-fo and Nell Shen)
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