Wang Yang stresses importance of poverty relief

Updated: 2018-06-28 Xinhua

Wang Yang on Wednesday called for efforts to improve effective poverty relief and succeed in poverty alleviation efforts.

Wang, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and chairman of the 13th CPPCC National Committee, made the remarks while addressing the closing meeting of the second session of the Standing Committee of the 13th CPPCC National Committee.

Wang noted that decisive progress has been made in poverty relief since the 18th CPC National Congress in 2012, which significantly embodies the advantages of China's political and institutional advantages, adding that efforts should be made to give full play to such advantages.

Wang said that, prior to the session, members of CPPCC National Committee conducted in-depth research and raised a series of constructive suggestions to provide references for policy-making by the Party and the state.

Wang asked CPPCC members to study more, better fulfill their duties and improve their abilities in giving suggestions.

CPPCC members raised suggestions for poverty alleviation in areas of deep poverty at the session. 

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