Walt Disney plans Shanghai theme park

Walt Disney is set to open a theme park in Shanghai's Pudong district.

Walt Disney plans Shanghai theme park
Walt Disney plans Shanghai theme park

The Walt Disney Company has received approval for the project application report (PAR) from the relevant authorities of the Chinese central government.

The approval will enable Disney and its Shanghai partners to work on a final agreement to build and operate the park and begin preliminary development work.

The project's initial phase would include a Magic Kingdom-style theme park with Shanghai-themed characteristics.

Walt Disney Company president and chief executive Robert Iger said: "China is one of the most dynamic, exciting and important countries in the world, and this approval marks a very significant milestone for The Walt Disney Company in mainland China."

 

 

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