China will further improve the quality of people's lives and the
level of social construction, according to the full text of the
Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee's development proposals
released on Tuesday.
The Party leadership's proposals for formulating the 14th Five-Year
Plan (2021-2025) for National Economic and Social Development and the
Long-Range Objectives Through the Year 2035 were adopted at the fifth
plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Committee which closed on Oct.
The country will optimize the basic public service system, improve
the social governance system based on collaboration, participation and
common interests, solidly promote common prosperity and make steady
progress towards enhancing people's sense of gain, happiness and
security, and promote all-round human development and social progress
across the board, the document said.
China will uphold the distribution system whereby distribution
according to labor is dominant and a variety of other modes of
distribution exist alongside it, raise the proportion of labor
remuneration in the primary distribution, improve the salary system and
the mechanism for reasonable salary growth, strive to increase the
income of low-income group and expand the middle-income group, it said.
To strengthen the employment-first policy, China will make every
effort to stabilize and expand employment, focus on promoting employment
in economic development, expand employment capacity, improve employment
quality, promote full employment, and protect the benefits and rights
of workers, it said.
The country will build a high-quality education system, the document said.
The country will adhere to the principle of public welfare in
education, deepen educational reform, promote fairness in education and
the balanced and integrated development of compulsory education in rural
and urban areas, it said.
China will also improve the quality of higher education, build
world-class universities and world-class disciplines in different
categories, and speed up the training of talents in short supply in
science, engineering, agriculture and medicine, it said.
The country will also improve its fair, unified and sustainable
multi-tiered social security system that covers the entire population in
both urban and rural areas, it said.
The country will give strategic priority to ensuring people's health,
adhere to the principle of putting prevention first, deepen the
implementation of the Healthy China Initiative, improve national health
promotion policies, build a strong national public health protection
net, and provide people with comprehensive, lifecycle services, the
China will implement the national strategy for actively responding to
an aging population and create new and better ways to conduct social
governance, it added. Enditem