A two-week-long seminar on China's urbanization, sponsored by
China's Ministry of Commerce, concluded on Monday.
A total of 45 delegates from 25 developing countries in Asia,
Africa, and Latin America attended the seminar.
Kamran Ansari, an official from Pakistan, said he learned about
the process of urbanization in China and how China dealt with land
expropriation in this process.
The seminar was held in Fuzhou, capital of east China's Fujian
province, from April 2 through 16.
Li Rongmin, director of international cooperation bureau
under the Ministry of Commerce, said the ministry has planned 20
seminars on economic growth, public administration and urban
planning of developing countries from March to April to enhance
cooperation between China and other developing countries in human
(Xinhua News Agency April 17, 2007)