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Shenyang to host the 2nd public memorial ceremony on the sea on March 22
source: Shenyang Evening News  2017-03-14 15:19

Shenyang will vigorously promote land-saving eco-friendly burial, encourage and guide the mass to take tree burial, sea burial, deep burial and storage cells and other ways which take up less or no land, consume less resources and use less non-degradable material to bury the cremains.

Not long ago, Shenyang Municipal Civil Affair Bureau and other 10 departments jointly issued <Suggestion of Implementation on the Promotion of Land-saving Eco-friendly Burial>. Shenyang will publish detailed enforcement regulation later to implement economic compensation policy and benefit the mass.As the largest tree burial base of the nation, over 360,000 cremains have been buried in Shenyang Memorial Forest. It will play its role of tree burial base this Tomb-sweeping Day and provide the mass with land-saving and eco-friendly burial method.March 11, the first sea burial of 2017 was officially launched. 74 cremains were thrown into the sea. 191 citizens attended the sea burial activity.The Activity of the 2nd Public Memorial Ceremony on the Sea will be hosted on March 22 in Shenyang.The families of the died will be organized to go to Dalian to attend the public memorial ceremony.176 family members will attend the activity.

Reporter Xu Weiwei

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