Dinghai district in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang province signed agreements to launch six agricultural, cultural and tourism projects with a combined investment of 56 million yuan ($7.68 million) on Sept 10.
The projects will be arranged along the district's 100.5-kilometer Donghai Cultural Corridor connecting ecological hills, beautiful villages and ancient relics and is expected to play a significant role in bolstering the district's tourism sector.
Liu Hongnian, Party secretary of Milin village in the district, said that the 6-million-yuan natural drinking water facility that will be built in the village is expected to be put into operation by the end of November and is expected to increase the village's collective income by 250,000 yuan per year.
Another highlight of the projects is JI Hotel that will cost 25 million yuan to build and provide 91 guest rooms, which will significantly improve the tourist experience.
The projects will play a pivotal role in aiding the district's common prosperity drive and authorities will sustain efforts to create a favorable business environment to ensure the projects can be launched as soon as possible, said a local official.