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China issues guideline on reform, opening-up of Pudong

This Aug 20, 2018 photo shows a panoramic view of the Bund along the Huangpu River in Puxi and the Lujiazui Financial District in Pudong, Shanghai, with high-rise buildings at sunrise. (PHOTO / IC)

BEIJING – China on Thursday issued a guideline to support high-level reform and opening-up of the Pudong New Area in Shanghai.

The guideline was jointly released by the Communist Party of China Central Committee and the State Council, and listed measures to build Pudong into a pioneer area for socialist modernization.

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By 2035, Pudong will see its modernized economy comprehensively established, modern urban districts built, and modernized governance fully realized. Its urban development level and international competitiveness will be at the forefront globally, according to the guideline.

By 2050, Pudong is expected to become an important urban area which is highly attractive, creative, competitive and influential globally, a global model of urban governance and a "shining pearl" of a great modern socialist country, according to the guideline.

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