The 2019 International Spring Cultural Landscape City Alliance Conference opens in Jinan, East China's Shandong province on Sept 10. (Photo: China Daily)
Sun Shutao, mayor of Jinan, delivers a speech at the conference, Sept 10.
Long Yongtu, former vice-minister of foreign trade and economic cooperation of China, addresses the conference, Sept 10.
Jinan, a City of Springs, is home to numerous natural springs and weeping willows, which gives the city a distinct feel.