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11.29.2012 15:09

Local Gov'ts Angle for Slice of Rail Projects

An industry insider said several meetings with provincial-level leaders have already taken place as regions eye large infrastructure projects slated for upcoming year
By staff reporter Lu Bingyang

(Beijing) – Provincial government officials are making their final sprint to win support for railway projects, as the Ministry of Railways (MOR) draws closer to announcing next year's budget. 

Since November 22, leaders from Jilin and Liaoning provinces and Tibetan Autonomous Region have visited the railway minister Sheng Guangzu, requesting the ministry to step up support for railway projects under their administration, a source from the ministry said. 

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