Nine cities in Hubei in talks about an integrated 12th Five Year Plan

Updated: 2010-07-06 16:52
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Officials from nine cities' in Central China's Hubei province came together to discuss an integrated 12th Five Year Plan (2011-15) for the first time, the Hubei Daily reported on Saturday.

These nine cities are all in the Wuhan city cluster, which refers to a group with Wuhan as the core and a diameter of 100 kilometers, including Wuhan, and eight surrounding cities, Huangshi, Ezhou, Xiaogan, Huanggang, Xianning, Xiantao, Qianjiang, and Tianmen.

Indusrtial projects in main districts of Wuhan will be relocated in the future, and the integrated plan will benefit industrial transfer between these nine cities, according to an official from the Wuhan Municipal Development and Reform Commission, the local economic planning agency.

The specific plan will come out in the second half of this year.

By Song Jingli