Kaohsiung’s Mayor Mayor Chen Chu was invited to give a lecture to Suwon City, Korea. The mayor was also invited to visit the local Ecomobility Festival demonstration area to exchange views with the Mayor Yeom Tae-Young of Suwon, both sides will strengthen the city exchange program. Suwon was the first city to implement the EcoMobility World Festival in 2013.
Mayor Yeom was invited to Kaohsiung in September to participate in the “Global Harbor City Forum” and to visit Mayor Chen Chu. He invited Mayor Chen to give speech in Korea and visit the Haengungdong neighbourhood of Suwon, where the first EcoMobility World Festival happened in 2013.
Mayor Chen made a speech at the Mayor’s Hall, which illustrates the process of Taiwan’s transformation of Kaohsiung into a livable city. A full house applauded Mayor Chen’s idea and process of creating a people friendly Kaohsiung.
Mayor Chen also led the delegation to Haenghung-dong neighbourhood and exchanged views with Mayor Suwon on the experience of hosting the EcoMobility World Festival. Mayor Chen said that she is currently chairing the EcoMobility Alliance and will host the 3rd EcoMobility World Festival in Kaohsiung in October 2017, hoping to transform the living environment of the Hamasen community and declare to the world, Kaohsiung is in the pursuit of sustainable, environmentally friendly footsteps with the determination of international standards.