District government organizes open day session

Sixty residents were invited to visit the Putuo District government on Friday, the first "Open Day" session organized by a district government.
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Sixty residents visit the Putuo District government on Friday.

Sixty residents were invited to visit the Putuo District government on Friday, the first "Open Day" session organized by a district government.

The residents from all walks of life between 25 and 75 years old were selected from over 250 applicants. They visited the urban management center, 12345 hotline center and the offices of various government bodies. They were encouraged to give suggestions and ask questions during the tour accompanied by officials.

"We plan to open more key projects and work sites to residents in future to better know about their concerns and difficulties," said Wei Jing, deputy director with Putuo.

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Invited residents visit the urban management center of Putuo District government on Daduhe Road on Friday.

Yang Fei, one of the visitors, said such opening activities can help residents learn the operations and procedures of the government as well as enhance the transparency of government work.

They were invited to talk with Zhou Minhao, the district director, after visiting the government buildings on Daduhe Road. Their major concerns include children's education, garbage sorting and traffic.

Putuo District government has been listed as the "most open" local governments for three continuous years. It was also granted as the most open county-level governments in China in an evaluation released by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in March.

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