NPC deputies from Shanxi deliberate on government work report


Updated: 2022-03-07


The Shanxi delegation to the fifth session of the 13th National People's Congress in Beijing holds a plenary meeting on March 5. [Photo/Shanxi Daily]

The Shanxi delegation to the fifth session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing held a plenary meeting on March 5, during which it deliberated on the 2022 government work report delivered by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. 

All delegation deputies agreed with the government work report and put forward suggestions on Shanxi's development path in the current year.

Liu He, vice-premier of the State Council, participated in the deliberations. He suggested that Shanxi continue to promote the optimization and upgrading of its industrial structure, complete its three-year task to reform State-owned enterprises (SOEs), boost scientific and technological innovation, strengthen the prevention and control of financial risks, and make new breakthroughs in promoting high-quality development.

Lin Wu, head of the delegation and Party chief of Shanxi province, said that 2021 was a strong year for Shanxi in promoting high-quality development. During that time, the province rolled out more targeted and effective measures to coordinate socioeconomic development and COVID-19 epidemic prevention and control, marking a good start to the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-25). 

Shanxi's Governor Lan Fo'an introduced the implementation of key suggestions put forward by the Shanxi delegation last year, and talked about his work experience focusing on deepening the reform of State-owned assets, SOEs, and local financial institutions, improving the ability of scientific and technological innovation, and improving safe production. 

Other NPC deputies from Shanxi gave speeches on topics such as the transformation of traditional industries, key technological breakthrough of high-end carbon-based new materials, the development Taiyuan-Xinzhou Integrated Economic Zone, high-quality development of the iron and steel industry, rural revitalization, national energy security, and the construction of regional pilot medical centers.