Hunan delegation attending the Fifth Session of China’s 12th National People's Congress (NPC) holds its third plenary meeting on the afternoon of Mar. 6, 2017, to discuss the Report on the Work of the Government. Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress Zhang Ping attended the meeting, and State Councilor Wang Yong listened to the discussion.
Wang remarked that Hunan Province has made great economic and social achievements in recent years, thanks to the people’s hard work under the leadership of the CPC Hunan Provincial Committee and the People’s Government of Hunan Province. Regional development plan should be compatible with the national strategy, and progress paths and approaches should be further improved, to better integrate the province advancement with the comprehensive national economic and social development plan, he added.
Governor Xu of Hunan Province said that Hunan should both expedite cultivating the large-size leading key enterprises to assist the provincial SOEs’ expansion, and offer better service and support to the private and medium and small-size enterprises to help set up more small yet powerful companies with strong innovative capabilities.
He expected the central government to further assist Hunan in giving full play to its geological advantages in “One Belt and One Zone” (the junction zone of the Yangtze River Open Economic Belt and the Coastal Open Economic Belt and the transitional zone from the eastern coastal areas to the central and western areas), and the platform function of Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan National Self-dependent Innovation Demonstration Zone Construction, construct well the pilot demonstration city cluster of Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan “Made in China 2025”, establish the Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan National Civil-Military Integrated Innovation Demonstration Area, and promote the orderly building of a number of qualified counties and towns into cities.
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Translator: Yu Jiangjiang
Chinese source: hunan.gov.cn