“There have been offers from Japan, China and the United States. We welcome all of them,” Danis told BenarNews, an RFA-affiliated online news service. Foreign involvement could “enrich the existing design so that it becomes more attractive,” he added.
China is seeking a role in designing urban landscapes and water management, while the U.S. wants to help build infrastructure such as roads and bridges, Danis said. Meanwhile, Japan has expressed interest in building the future city’s transportation and energy system.