Beniamino Morselli, governor of Mantova in northern Italy, sent a letter to Hai'an, Nantong, Jiangsu province on March 26.
The Yazhou Modern Agricultural Park in Hai'an has been integrating agriculture and tourism and developing intelligent cultivation techniques in recent years.
The construction of water conservation projects is currently being pushed in Hai'an, a county-level city in Nantong. The local government is expected to invest around 410 million yuan ($57.86 million) in total this year toward such projects.
Hai'an, a county-level city in Nantong, has dispatched nearly 1,000 government officers to provide support for local enterprises.
The villages of Ailing, Zhouwu, and Jiangliu in Hai'an, a county-level city in Nantong, have been named "national forest villages".