Shanxi Provincial People's Congress opens annual session
The fourth session of the 13th Shanxi Provincial People's Congress opens in Taiyuan on Jan 20. [Photo/Shanxi Daily]
The fourth session of the 13th Shanxi Provincial People's Congress opened on Jan 20 in Taiyuan, the capital city of North China's Shanxi province, with more than 510 deputies attending.
Lou Yangsheng, Party chief of Shanxi province, presided over the plenary congress.
Lin Wu, governor of Shanxi province, delivered a report on the provincial government's work that was undertaken and the achievements made in 2020, as well as new targets for the province's development in 2021 from 10 major aspects, including COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control, innovation, rural revitalization, and people's livelihoods, at the plenary congress.
There are nine agenda items for attendees at the session, including listening to and reviewing the Report on the Work of Shanxi Provincial People's Government, reviewing Shanxi's 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25) for economic and social development, as well as discussing the province's long-range objectives through 2035.
Deputies will also examine the report on how the 2020 national economic and social development plan was implemented by the Shanxi government, as well as the 2021 national economic and social development draft plan.
In addition, both the overall budget revenue of Shanxi province in 2020 and the draft budget in 2021 will be reviewed during the session until Jan 23.