By: Chen Chi-feng and Lee Mei-yu
Kaohsiung, Sept. 24 (CNA) Kaohsiung kicked off the 2015 International EcoMobility Forum and Green Transportation Exhibition Thursday as Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊) met with Kim Jong-boo (金忠琯), deputy mayor of Changwon city, South Korea, in the southern Taiwan city.
During the opening ceremony, Kim handed over to Chen the chairmanship of the EcoMobility Alliance of the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI), and it was announced that the city itself will be the host of 2017 EcoMobility World Festival.
At this year’s exhibition, various companies are showcasing their latest R&D findings in green transportation and technologies, including bicycles, bike rental systems, clean energy cars, and power generating floors.
Chen said that as a founding member of ICLEI, Kaohsiung has put much effort in environmental protection work over the past few years. [FULL STORY]