Fueled by holding the World Historical & Cultural Cities Expo, on October 23rd, 2016, Nanjing signed the Sister City Relationship Agreement with the city York in UK, and also signed a letter of intent to build sister city relationship with Semarang in Indonesia, as well as a letter of intent to launch cultural cooperation with San Antonio in USA.
On December 28th, 2016, it was learned from Nanjing Metro that the high-profile metro line 5 construction project, as the first one to adopt the PPP (Public-Private Partnership) mode, officially commenced. It’s jointly invested by Greenland Holding Group Company Limited and Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co., Ltd. with a total investment of up to 20 billion RMB.
A steam train with three carriages and a vintage train station appearing at the train theme park in Nanjing Binjiang Scenic Area.
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People view giant couplets hung on the city wall of Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) in Nanjing, capital city of east China's Jiangsu Province, Jan. 7, 2016. The 16-meter-long couplets were hung on the wall for the celebration of the coming Spring Festival that falls on Jan. 28. It is a tradition for Chinese to paste couplets on walls to solicit good luck during the Spring Festival. (Xinhua/Sun Can)