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Fujian province has completed early preparations to supply electricity to the Taiwan island

s of Jinmen and Matsu, a spokesman for the Chinese mainland said on Wednesday.

The mainland will also push forward the work of supplying natural gas to the two islands, which lie near the mainland, and lin

king them with bridges, said An Fengshan, spokesman of Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council.

People on the two islands have long hoped the mainland would help solve their shortages of water and electricity, an

d have repeatedly expressed a desire to have gas and bridge connections with the mainland, An said.

“To meet their needs, the Chinese mainland is willing to make every effort to create op

portunities and provide conditions for them to have more and better development,” he said.

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