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Chinese leaders join lawmakers in panel discussions

03-09-2014 22:03 BJT Special Report:China’s Leaders |
Special Report:2014 NPC & CPPCC Sessions |

BEIJING, March 9 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and other senior leaders on Sunday joined lawmakers at the ongoing annual session of the National People's Congress (NPC), in discussion of topics ranging from regional development to work style.

In a panel discussion with NPC deputies from Jiangxi Province, Li asked the eastern province to play a key role in building new economic belts and to blaze a new trail in economic upgrading.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (C), also a member of the Standing Committee of the
Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, joins a
discussion with deputies to the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) from east
China's Jiangxi Province during the second session of the 12th NPC, in Beijing,
capital of China, March 9, 2014. (Xinhua/Xie Huanchi)

He required that local authorities should promote green development and boost industries toward a level of higher quality and with greater efficiency.

Li also called for new developments in improving people's well-being and urged more support to old revolutionary base areas.

Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the NPC Standing Committee, joined a panel discussion with lawmakers from Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

Zhang Dejiang (C, rear), chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National
People's Congress (NPC) and a member of the Standing Committee of the Political
Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, joins a discussion
with deputies to the 12th NPC from south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
during the second session of the 12th NPC, in Beijing, capital of China, March 9,
2014. (Xinhua/Liu Jiansheng)

Zhang stressed the role of the rule of law in promoting the modernization of state governance, and pledged to improve the quality of legislation in the work of people's congresses.

In a discussion with lawmakers from Chongqing Municipality, Liu Yunshan, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, stressed the need to further improve the Party's work style.

Improving work style should be centered around tasks of reform and development, Liu said, calling for Party members and cadres to have a greater sense of duty in deepening reform and overcoming difficulties.

Liu Yunshan (3rd L), a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau
of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and secretary of the
Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee, joins a discussion with deputies to
the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) from southwest China's Chongqing
Municipality during the second session of the 12th NPC, in Beijing, capital
of China, March 9, 2014. (Xinhua/Rao Aimin)

Wang Qishan, another member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, called for establishing an effective anti-corruption mechanism when taking part in discussion with lawmakers from Shaanxi Province.

In a panel discussion with lawmakers from Hainan Province, Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli called for improving the development of the modern service industry, especially the tourism industry, and building the province into an international tourist destination.

He also urged local authorities to develop the marine economy, protect the marine ecological environment and resolutely safeguard maritime rights and interests.

Wang Qishan (2nd L), a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau
of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and secretary of the
CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, joins a discussion with
deputies to the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) from northwest China's
Shaanxi Province during the second session of the 12th NPC, in Beijing,
capital of China, March 9, 2014. (Xinhua/Liu Weibing)

Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli (2nd L), also a member of the Standing Committee
of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, joins
a discussion with deputies to China's 12th National People's Congress (NPC) from
south China's Hainan Province during the second session of the 12th NPC, in Beijing, capital of China, March 9, 2014. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei)

Editor:Shen Jie |Source: Xinhua

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