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Build a national civilized city

Updated : 2013-06-03

By ( chinadaily.com.cn )

Civilization is powerful. Being a national civilized city will give Harbin a valuable intangible asset and build the city brand. Harbin unveiled the 2012-2014 Action Plan for Building a National Civilized City in 2012 and focused on setting up a happy and beautiful family. It has involved all of its citizens in the activity.

The city gives priority to improving peoples’ livelihood and has invested 23.8 billion yuan ($3.88 billion) to promote 70 projects that will benefit the people and help citizens enjoy the fruits of development.

It has strengthened city construction to improve its comprehensive strength and launched various projects to upgrade citizen quality and promote morality, such as “learning from Lei Feng”, “building a new city spirit”, and “launching civilized campaigns”.

In 2012, the city ranked third nationwide in an evaluation of urban level civilization.

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