China Review News carried an article that was originally published in People’s Daily about the development plan for the “Pearl River West River Economic Belt.” According to the article, the Guangdong Development and Reform Commission has received approval from the State Council to proceed with the development plan. The plan makes eco-environmental protection a prerequisite, while focusing on the development of infrastructure, urbanization, and public services in the Pearl River and West River regions. According to the article, the plan will help to increase the effort of environmental protection while promoting economic exchanges in the inland region. According to the approval that the State Council issued, the municipal governments of Guangdong and Guangxi provinces will collaborate in carrying out the execution of the development plan. The Guangdong Development and Reform Commission will also be responsible for supervision and inspection.
Source: China Review News, July 20, 2014