On 11th of August, 2017, EC Link Team met with He Fei HURD representatives.
The mission was organized to strengthen the dialogue with one of EC-LINK 10 pilot cities, discuss about ongoing Project’s activities (in particular about Hefei ICL), cooperation activities between He Fei and possible European cities and have a better understanding of ongoing projects in He Fei.
During the mission, EC-LINK team member firstly introduce the new development of the project since 2017 and the concept of City Network Unit (CNU). Mr. MA Daoyun, Deputy-Director of Hefei Urban-Rural Construction Committee, expressed his understanding and expectation of the EC-Link project and stressed the interest for He Fei to continue to have an active role and fully support the ICL activity which held in He Fei this September.
Moreover, He Fei representatives highlighted the importance to solve the water environment governance issues in Hefei, including: Chaohu Lake comprehensive management and the remediation work to the source of water pollution.
EC Link Team assured that the Project will provide constant support to He Fei city in terms of projects development and for the selection of European partners ready to provide the ecological technology and European experience of industrial restructuring.