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Hangzhou's Yuhang releases its first citizen card for foreign talent
en.hangzhou.com.cn  2019/03/15 13:36   ehangzhou.gov.cn

James Moore, senior consultant for Hangzhou Yuhang government receives his citizen card from the district government on March 13.[Photo/cztv.com]

James Moore, a US citizen and a senior consultant for the Hangzhou Yuhang government, in Zhejiang province, received his citizen card from the district government on March 13, local media reported.

It is the first citizen card issued by the district to foreign talents, allowing them to have the same easy access as local residents in public transportation, campus gyms, parks and temples.

Holders of working permits two weeks after being issued by the municipal administration of foreign experts affairs, with their original passport and the valid work permits, can go to the local civic center for portrait collection and apply for the citizen cards, according to a local official.

"My life will be much easier with this card, which makes me feel like home," said Moore, who came to Yuhang district more than half a year ago.

He added that the district is a hotspot for innovation and entrepreneurship and has endless creative possibilities with the wonder of modern technologies.

Moore was among the first batch of foreign professionals that the district  introduced in 2018.

The citizen card of James Moore, a US citizen and the senior consultant for Hangzhou Yuhang government, Zhejiang province [Photo/cztv.com]

Author: Editor:Xiao Yimin
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