Shanxi provincial people's congress kicks off
The third session of the 13th People's Congress of Shanxi province opens in Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi province, on Jan 13. [Photo/Shanxi Daily]
The third session of the 13th People's Congress of Shanxi province opened in Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi province, on Jan 13 -- with more than 500 deputies attending, who examined the socioeconomic development in the province in 2019, according to local officials.
Lou Yangsheng, Party chief of Shanxi province, presided over the plenary congress and Lin Wu, acting governor of Shanxi province, summarized the government work undertaken and achievements made in 2019 -- and set new targets for the province's development in 2020.
The acting governor said the provincial government will focus its work on 10 areas.
These will include developing industry and boosting project construction, innovation, expanding the opening up process, environmental protection, urban-rural coordinated development and helping with people's livelihoods, he added.
At the meeting the deputies reviewed the report of the Shanxi Provincial People's Government on the implementation of Shanxi's national economic and social development plan in 2019.
They also reviewed a draft on economic and social development plan in 2020 and a report on the implementation of Shanxi province's budget in 2019 and the 2020 budget draft.
The meeting will run until Jan 18.