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26/02/2019

Chinese vice premier stresses environmental protection, support for real economy

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Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng (2nd R), also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, inquires about production of Yunan Baiyao Group in southwest China’s Yunnan Province, Feb. 26, 2019. Han Zheng made an inspection tour to southwest Yunnan Province from Sunday to Tuesday, where he examined protection of Erhai Lake and visited local companies. (Xinhua/Wang Ye)

KUNMING, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) — Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng has called for continued efforts on environmental protection and support for the real economy to ensure a good start for this year’s economic and social development.

Han, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, made the remarks during an inspection tour to southwest Yunnan Province from Sunday to Tuesday, where he examined protection of Erhai Lake and visited local companies.

Efforts should be made to ensure sustainable and healthy development of the economy and maintain overall social stability, Han said.

He recognized the outcomes the country has achieved in the protection and pollution treatment of the lake, and urged consistent efforts to win the lake’s pollution battle.

During a tour to a biotech company, Han urged it to use the unique natural resources of the province and independent innovation to explore the global market.

He also underlined efforts to push forward state-owned enterprise (SOE) reform, foster internationally competitive national brands, increase input in research and development, and enhance mixed ownership reform of SOEs.

Source: Xinhua

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14/02/2019

Vice premier urges solid efforts for biodiversity conservation

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Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, presides over a meeting of China National Committee for Biodiversity Conservation in Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 13, 2019. (Xinhua/Wang Ye)

BEIJING, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) — Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng on Wednesday stressed solid efforts to further protect biological diversity.

Han, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, made the remarks when presiding over a meeting of China National Committee for Biodiversity Conservation.

Despite the substantial progress that has been made, more needs to be done to stop the current decline in biodiversity, he said.

In order to offer the highest level of protection for biodiversity, Han stressed establishing a management system for protected nature areas by establishing a network of national parks, nature reserves and parks.

He urged stepping up protection of wild fauna and flora with strengthened oversight and cracking down on related illegalities, adding that biodiversity should be supported with the optimal institutional and legal framework.

Han also called for making preparations to host the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity in China next year.

Source: Xinhua

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