The Anhui delegation to the second session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) on Thursday held a plenary meeting, which was open to the media.
A total of 95 reporters from 72 media outlets home and abroad, including People’s Daily, Xinhua News Agency, China Media Group, Phoenix Satellite TV, Bloomberg, Reuters and Kyodo, attended the meeting,.
For the question from a People’s Daily reporter about Anhui’s role in the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta, Li Jinbin, Party chief of the eastern Chinese province, said as a major part of the Yangtze River Delta region, Anhui will scientifically position itself, use its strength in scientific innovation, industrial development and ecological civilization, and take its geographical advantages to seek future growth. Li also said more efforts will be made to seek balanced regional development.
Li Guoying, governor of Anhui, took the question on innovation from Xinhua News Agency. Li said the province has had a strong track record of innovation over the past few years. It will step up efforts to raise sci-tech support capacity, enhance breakthrough in key core technologies and accelerate the transformation of scientific and technological achievements.
Wang Cuifeng, vice governor of Anhui, Zhang Tianpei, head of the Anhui Development and Reform Commission, and Zhao Wanping, vice president of Anhui Academy of Agricultural Sciences also answered questions from reporters with China Media Group and Economic Daily.