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Tuesday, November 29 2022 - 17:24
"Jianye Experience" in the protection and development of Yangtze River Culture
NANJING, China, Nov. 29, 2022 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/--

On November 18, the Nanjing Yangtze River Culture International Sculpture Art 
Exhibition was held in Nanjing. 10 sculptures created by 10 domestic and 
foreign artists with the theme of Yangtze River culture officially met with the 
public in Nanjing Yuzui Wetland Park. 10 high-level and popular sculpture art 
works were completed in Yuzui Wetland Park, reshaping the shoreline of the 
Yangtze River with art. It has made the riverside scenery belt as an ecological 
background with an artistic atmosphere, injecting artistic vitality into the 
riverside shoreline. Jianye District has gradually made the Yangtze River in 
the region into a beautiful and diverse Yangtze River Cultural Sculpture Park, 
according to the Publicity Department of Jianye District People's Government.

The Nanjing Hexi section of the Yangtze River Economic Belt is located along 
the river in Hexi New City. It is about 11 kilometers long from north to south, 
with a total area of 4.37 square kilometers. In recent years, Jianye District 
has adopted a series of effective methods adapted to local conditions. The 
connection of the urban transportation system and the provision of modern 
service facilities have made the Hexi section quickly become a new hot spot for 
tourism and a holiday destination for Nanjing citizens. It receives nearly 6 
million tourists every year, and more than 300 batches of domestic and foreign 
investigations. At the same time, it has brought together a group of innovative 
enterprises which has effectively promoted the industrial upgrading of the Hexi 

Jianye District, based on its rich experience in river and lake governance in 
urban areas, has established a set of water governance models for central urban 
areas with high feasibility and high value for replication and promotion. It 
has contributed the "Jianye Wisdom" and "Jianye Plan" to the national and even 
global water control work. 

In the future, Jianye District will continue to strive to improve the level of 
internationalization and create a smart park test area. It will strengthen the 
integration of industry and city to further improve the quality of the city, 
continue to dig deep into cultural elements, actively undertake various 
cultural and sports activities, and integrate various exhibition halls in the 

Source: Publicity Department of Jianye District People's Government

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   Caption: Riverside Scenic Belt in Jianye District, Nanjing