Covid-19, to recharge the future plotted by London

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Covid-19, to recharge the future plotted by London
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Famous 18th-century writer Samuel Johnson once said that ‘when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life’, but he has never had to grapple with the effects of the Kovid-like 19 epidemic, which led to life. Has been made useless. Vibrant British Capital.
Central London looks and feels like a dead city: there is no buzz, crowds and atmosphere that millions of tourists and residents have long associated with. A few businesses are open, except for coffee shops, in which the traffic light controls almost non-existing traffic.
The desolate picture is a result of the epidemic, but another spectator looms as Brexit, which will be formally introduced on 31 December, is a multi-billion take on London’s position as the center of global finance, trade and trade Will put a question mark of pounds. , Without an agreement with the European Union.
The City of London Corporation, the governing body of the city’s financial district, on Tuesday presented a manifesto to recharge the capital beyond the effects of Kovid-19, which is eager to recreate it into a vibrant, thriving and open capital , Known globally. for.
London Fortune hosts the European or global headquarters of 40% of 250 companies; There are four universities in the global top 40; Is home to 3 million residents born abroad; Speaks more than 250 languages; There are about 1,000 art galleries and museums; With a third of its space green, including several Sylvan Parks.
In 2025 the corporation’s report, ‘London Recharge: Our Vision for London’, made several recommendations to reinvigorate itself and maintain its position as a global trade center, including simplifying visa and immigration procedures for skilled workers Making is also included.
It calls for investing in skills, digital infrastructure and the built environment to ensure that London remains a global center of choice, and also explores how London’s office stock and the built environment changed in response to trends Can be as applied by remote and flexible working. Ubiquitous epidemic.
The 692nd Lord Mayor of the City of London, William Russell, said: “The success of the capital throughout history has been a story of continued consolidation. It is more important than ever that London be ready for the challenges of today so that it remains a place where people want to work, live and come tomorrow.
“This report sets out detailed measures that can help capital grow and develop as we get through the current epidemic. A vibrant London will help propel our recovery as we work with the rest of the UK. ”
Catherine McGinnens, policy chairman at the corporation, said: “London faces great challenges today. Coronavirus, Britain’s exit from the European Union and rising protectionism around the world are all threats to the capital’s role as an international trade center. ”
“Implementing these recommendations will reduce the competitiveness of capital to support innovation, improve sustainability and provide greater opportunities to our diverse population”.
[Attribution HT]

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