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Shanghai Handbook to be launched worldwide

(Jiefang Daily)

17:17, November 01, 2011

Edited and translated by Yao Chun, People's Daily Online

Beijing, Nov.1 (PD Online) --On Oct. 31 a seminar was held with the theme "Developing Expo Spirit, Continuing Expo Effect" on the first anniversary of Shanghai World Expo.

The use of the Expo area after the event will be a perfect expression of the Expo theme and will lead the development of Shanghai. To mark the first anniversary of Shanghai World Expo, the "Shanghai Handbook: A Guide to Urban Sustainable Development in the 21st Century," made with the help of the United Nations, the International Exhibition Bureau and the 2010 Shanghai World Expo Executive Committee, was released at the conference.

Planning for the subsequent use of World Expo area highlights the people-oriented concept, embodies the low-carbon ecological idea as well as strengthens culture inheritance concept.

The Expo area will present a distribution of five functional areas and a tourist zone: exhibition business area and international community in Pudong zone, development area in Back Beach, a cultural exhibition area and the urban best practices area in Puxi zone as well as an ecological recreation tourist zone along the Huangpu River.

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