Sunday, 21. December 2014
22. 12. 12. - 15:00
Mayor Sun Lin is in hot water after he set up office in a natural spring to greet VIPs at his town in northern China.
Lin- who has to greet up to eight official visits a day during New Year inspections in Ningcheng in Inner Mongolia - was fed up of constantly dressing and undressing to show his guests the local hot springs.
"It is what we are famous for. So every visitor wants to try them, so that means I have to go with them," explained Lin.
"Sometimes I'm in the water eight times a day so I decided to set up my office there," he added.
Now Lin conducts all Town Hall business in a pair of swimming trunks as he soaks in the 70 degree spa waiting for his visitors.
"Some people don't like it and say I am lacking in respect but I'm just being practical. I can do more business if I'm not getting dressed and undressed all day," he said.
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