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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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29/01/2019

Chinese vice premier arrives in Washington for economic, trade consultations

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) — Chinese Vice Premier Liu He arrived in Washington D.C. on Monday afternoon for the upcoming high-level economic and trade consultations with the U.S. side.

Liu, also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chief of the Chinese side of the China-U.S. comprehensive economic dialogue, leads a delegation with members from major economic sectors of the Chinese government.

The delegation members include Governor of the People’s Bank of China Yi Gang, Vice Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission Ning Jizhe, Deputy Director of the Office of the Central Commission for Financial and Economic Affairs and Vice Finance Minister Liao Min, Vice Foreign Minister Zheng Zeguang, Vice Minister of Industry and Information Technology Luo Wen, Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs Han Jun, as well as Vice Minister of Commerce and Deputy China International Trade Representative Wang Shouwen.

 

Source: Xinhua
18/12/2018

Chinese vice premier meets Kuwaiti first deputy PM

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Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng (R), also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, meets with Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 17, 2018. (Xinhua/Rao Aimin)

BEIJING, Dec. 17 (Xinhua) — Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng Monday met with Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Kuwaiti first deputy prime minister and defense minister.

Han, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, said Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah during his state visit to China in July this year, reaching a series of important consensus.

The establishment of strategic partnership between China and Kuwait during the visit injected great vitality to bilateral ties, Han said.

He called on both sides to “implement consensus reached by both heads of state to enhance political mutual trust, strengthen alignment of development strategies and promote the Belt and Road construction.”

Han also encouraged both countries to intensify people-to-people exchanges and enhance coordination on regional and international issues.

Hailing the traditional friendship between Kuwait and China, Nasser said the two countries had always trusted and supported each other.

“Kuwait admires the remarkable achievements China has scored under the reform and opening-up policy,” Nasser said. “Kuwait looks forward to learning from China’s state governance experience and stands ready to participate in the Belt and Road construction.”

05/12/2018

Vice premier stresses quality development of Confucius Institute

CHENGDU, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) — The Chinese government encourages cross-cultural exchanges, and supports both Chinese sides and their foreign partners in making Confucius Institute a success, Vice Premier Sun Chunlan said on Tuesday.

Sun, who is also chair of the Council of the Confucius Institute Headquarters, made the remarks at the opening of the 13th Confucius Institute Conference in Chengdu, southwest China’s Sichuan Province.

Sun spoke highly of the contribution made by the Confucius Institute in catering to people’s need of learning Chinese and serving the economic and trade cooperation between China and other countries.

“Through joint efforts of both Chinese sides and their foreign partners, the education quality of the Confucius Institute has steadily increased, with increasingly active cultural exchanges and continuously enhanced service capability,” she said.

To build a community with a shared future for humanity and push forward prosperity of all nations, languages need to play a unique role in enhancing understanding, building consensus, promoting cooperation and deepening friendship, Sun said.

She called on the Confucius Institute to innovate teaching methods, nurture more talent familiar with other countries, and build platforms for country-to-country friendly exchanges.

About 1,500 representatives from 154 countries and regions attended the conference.

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