Mayor seeks Chinese funds to remake London

Delegation also intends to expand existing trade and investment cooperation to other industries


LONDON Mayor Boris Johnson and his business delegation arrived in Beijing on Sunday, kicking off a campaign to lure Chinese sovereign funds, banks and developers to fund an overhaul of the British capital in the years to come.

"Our mayor's interest is about new infrastructure," said Gordon Innes, chief executive officer of London and Partners, the official promotional organisation for the city.

"The mayor identified 33 areas across the city where we will be intensifying the density of housing...

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