China issues plan on building national culture parks
China has issued a plan on the construction of national culture parks for the Great Wall, the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal and the Long March.
China aims to complete the construction of the parks by 2023 with related cultural resources enjoying better protection, inheritance and utilization, according to the document jointly issued by the general offices of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and the State Council. Efforts should be made to strictly protect and manage cultural relics and their surrounding environment and develop cultural tourism based on local conditions, said the plan.
China will formulate guidelines for building and protecting the Great Wall, the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal and the Long March culture parks, said the plan, urging efforts to strengthen the management of and policy support for the construction of the parks.
Source: CGTN Update: December 9, 2019