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Sanya allocated over $200 million for landscaping of the city

EdiO sMWoAY12znThe government of the southern Chinese resort of Sanya (Hainan Province) has allocated 1.445 billion yuan (about $203.2 million) for green spaces and landscaping projects of the city.

This was reported by the newspaper "Sanya Zhibao".
The creation of a comfortable and green urban environment is one of the priorities of the central authorities of the People's Republic of China, so they have developed a special project "Forest City" - this title settlements can receive if they meet 16 special criteria. As the newspaper points out, Sanya already has important advantages for obtaining this title, and in the city you can see the mountain, the seashore, rivers and forests. In addition, the Sanya government has already developed two special action plans for the period from 2019 to 2030 and from 2021 to 2023, which will help him achieve this title.
According to the publication, there are 134.7 thousand hectares of forest and 8.93 thousand hectares of wetlands in the city, which serve as the "green lungs" of Sanya. The government of Hainan Province has set the city the task of organizing forest plantations with a total area of 320 hectares from 2019 to 2021, while Sanya has fulfilled it by 122%.
To date, there are 61 parks and squares in the city, and on average there are about 16.25 square meters per inhabitant. m of green spaces. In addition, the authorities are conducting explanatory work with the population to raise the level of awareness of residents about the importance of forests for the ecology of the city. In total, there are about 500 foresters and caretakers of green spaces in the city. The Sanya government has also adopted a special plan for the development of forest park zones until 2035, writes TASS.