Changjiang Weekly be­comes in-flight news­pa­per for first Wuhan-Lon­don direct flight

Changjiang Weekly - - FOCUS - By Sue Liu

Aspe­cial is­sue of Changjiang Weekly was pre­pared in honor of the first direct flight be­tween Wuhan and Lon­don. Copies were pre­sented to guests at­tend­ing the cer­e­mony for the In­au­gu­ral Wuhan-Lon­don direct flight and com­mer­cial sign­ing. In ad­di­tion, 100 copies of the news­pa­per were given to the English-speak­ing pas­sen­gers on board.

Changjiang Weekly pro­duced the in-flight edi­tion to pro­vide a guide to the city and articles about Wuhan-U.K. re­la­tions. In this spe­cial is­sue there is a col­lec­tion of articles that pro­vides in­for­ma­tion about many as­pects of Wuhan. The pa­per pro­vided pas­sen­gers with a ba­sic knowl­edge about Wuhan's eco­nomic de­vel­op­ment, ur­ban plan­ning, cul­ture, ed­u­ca­tional sys­tem, ma­jor up­com­ing events, tourist attractions, and trade and cul­tural ex­changes be­tween Wuhan and the U.K. The spe­cial edi­tion en­ter­tained read­ers with a fas­ci­nat­ing ar­ti­cle that deals with the Wuhan Wa­ter Gar­den that ap­peared in the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and a his­tor­i­cal ac­count of Bri­tish botanist E. H. Wil­son's link with Shen­nongjia.

Both Martin Wal­ley, the Vice Con­sul Gen­eral of the Bri­tish Con­sulateGen­eral Wuhan, and Jeff As­tle, the Ex­ec­u­tive Direc­tor at the China-Britain Busi­ness Coun­cil, said that Changjiang Weekly's spe­cial is­sue was in­for­ma­tive and help­ful for ex­pa­tri­ates who want to know more about Wuhan.

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