Premier Li Keqiang has stressed solid work on benefiting the people
and constantly improving their living standards amid continuous
Li, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau
of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, made the remarks
during his inspection tour in Yuncheng of north China's Shanxi Province
During his visit to a market for Lunar New Year goods shopping, Li
learned about the supply conditions and prices of pork, beef, mutton and
vegetables, stressing the need to ensure food quality and safety, and
to produce more green organic agricultural products to benefit both
businesses and consumers.
Li also visited Wu Village in Xia County, which has shaken off
absolute poverty. He delivered goods and well wishes to villagers for
the coming Lunar New Year.
Talking with the villagers about household incomes, the size of
farmland, the number of people working and their expectations, Li said
the country is promoting rural vitalization and will continue to assist
the poor and consolidate poverty alleviation. People's lives will get
better and better through hard work, he said.
Li appreciated the use of branches and straw for heating and cooking
in the village. He stressed that the fuel for winter heating should be
chosen based on local conditions and the government should bring more
convenience to people's lives.
During his visit to a household in a rundown urban area, Li asked
about the situations regarding employment, income, medicare
reimbursement and kindergarten tuition.
Hearing about people's expectations on community renovation and the
local government's efforts at introducing market forces to accelerate
the renovation, Li said the country will continue to support the
renovation of old urban residential communities to let more people move
into convenient and comfortable new homes as early as possible.
While visiting a logistics center, Li said that the logistics and
express-delivery sector is the main artery of economic circulation.
Knowing that the cost of express delivery has dropped sharply in the
past two years, Li said this is conducive to boosting consumption,
promoting the development of the industry and expanding employment,
especially flexible employment.
He called for more efforts to perform solid work on epidemic
prevention and control on a regular basis, continuously achieve new and
greater results on economic development and the improvement of people's
livelihoods, and promote high-quality development. Enditem