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Kunming honored National Garden City

By : Kunming|Updated: 2010-05-29

Kunming was awarded the medal of National Garden City on the 46th World Congress of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) on May 28.

The 46th World Congress of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) was opened at Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang Province on May 28. Kunming was awarded the medal of National Garden City on the meeting. Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development Qiu Baoxing(仇保兴) gave the medal to Kunming. And a day before, China's National Afforestation Committee has formally given Kunming the honorable title of National Model City for Afforestation.

Besides Kunming, Xuxi City and Jinghong City, the capital of Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture have also been awarded the medal. Shilin Yi Autonomous County, an autonomous county under the jurisdiction of Kunming Prefecture wins the medal of National Garden County Seat, and Qinglong Town within Anning, a county-level city that is approximately 28 kilometers southwest of Kunming wins the medal of National Garden Town. (Editor:Minnie Mao)