Party Chief Yu rallies city for Expo success

08:29, April 19, 2010      

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Shanghai Party Secretary Yu Zhengsheng has called on the city to further contribute to Expo 2010’s operation from May 1 to October 31 after the Expo preparation of 600-day countdown ended.

The city will combined the Expo operation with improving city operation, residents' living conditions and manners of the city residents, Yu told a Thursday conference attended by the city’s top Party and government officials as well as law makers and political advisers.

Yu also expressed the highest respect and thanks to contributors including constructors, working staff, volunteers and people from all walks of society. He said that the Expo preparation during the 600-day countdown has achieved good results and the preparation has promoted social harmony and Shanghai officials have undergone a very good test for their abilities.

Yu also called people to still work hard on Expo operation and embrace "tests." The city should further improve social order, service industry and showcase friendly manner of Shanghai residents as "hosts," Yu added.

Shanghai should further mobilize people to organize a true "Our Expo," Yu added.

Shanghai Mayor Han Zheng said during the conference that the Expo preparation during the 600-day countdown is successful and it has laid solid foundations for the Expo 2010 operation as well as improved people's living conditions, upgraded city services and operations.

The city should further use the achievements and spirit during the preparation to better operate the Expo 2010, Han added. The Mayor expected Shanghai people to make further contribution for Expo 2010.

Source: Expo2010


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