Kaohsiung, Japanese city to boost low-carbon tech
June 26, 2012, 12:09 am TWN
KAOHSIUNG -- The Kaohsiung City government and a Japanese city council signed a letter of intent Monday, with the aim of developing environmental technology and low carbon industries through bilateral exchange and cooperation.
Lee Mu-sheng, director of the Kaohsiung Environmental Protection Bureau, said he hopes the city will achieve urban transformation and establish a low-carbon city model through collaboration with an alliance of councilors from Kitakyushu-shi, Japan.
Japanese city councilor Mori Shiroaki, heading a delegation of six other councilors, signed the agreement with Lee at a ceremony in the southern Taiwan city.
Shiroaki said he hopes to see strengthening of the relations between Kaohsiung and Kitakyushu.