According to Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, March 3. The press conference of the Fifth Session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference was held in the Great Hall of the People on the afternoon of the 3rd. Guo Weimin, spokesman for the conference, announced that the fifth session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference will open at 3 pm on March 4 in the Great Hall of the People and close on the morning of March 10. The session will last for 6 days.
More than an hour, a dozen intensive questions. At the press conference held by online video, the spokesperson communicated with Chinese and foreign reporters over the air and answered questions on the work of the conference and the CPPCC.
Bearing in mind the responsibility and mission: discussing and discussing politics around the “big man of the country”
Guo Weimin introduced that, considering the needs of epidemic prevention and control and the arrangement of the conference, this year’s conference still invites a small number of journalists from home and abroad in Beijing to conduct on-site interviews in the Great Hall of the People, and arranges three “member channel” interviews through online video. In addition, each member’s residence has set up an online video interview room.
2021 is a landmark year. Guo Weimin introduced that over the past year, the CPPCC has kept in mind its responsibility and mission, and has conducted in-depth consultations and discussions around the “big man of the country”, extensively building consensus, and innovating to advance work.
Throughout the year, 25 important negotiation activities were held, 82 inspections and investigations were carried out, and more than 5,000 proposals were filed; more than 120 independent investigations were carried out by members that were flexible, convenient, pragmatic and efficient. Good service development.
“The role of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in the national governance system has been further demonstrated, and the work of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference has shown an active, pragmatic and efficient situation.” Guo Weimin said.
People’s Democracy in the Whole Process: Continuous Innovation and Development, Quality and Efficiency Improvement of the CPPCC Work
Guo Weimin introduced that in recent years, the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference has paid more attention to improving the quality and handling of proposals, and has established a working mechanism in which the chairman and vice-chairman lead the supervision of proposals, effectively promoting the transformation of proposals and results.
At the same time, it has researched and formulated the evaluation work method for the quality of consultation and deliberation; established an expert consultation meeting, organized expert committee members and relevant scholars to conduct in-depth research on major strategic issues; established a long-term democratic supervision mechanism, and each of 10 special committees selected a theme , for 5 consecutive years to carry out special consultative supervision on this theme…
Through remote negotiation and network deliberation, it is possible to negotiate with grassroots organizations and members of the CPPCC across time, space and regions, and sometimes even in the fields. “Especially in the context of epidemic prevention and control, such a method not only enriches the form, but also improves the efficiency.” Guo Weimin said.
The establishment of briefings on key concerns is an innovative consultative and political activity. “About major concerns, please ask the responsible comrades of the central department to introduce the situation and respond to questions, so as to help the committee members grasp the major policies and policies, and better understand the policy.” Guo Weimin introduced that the committee members also reflected some issues of social concern at the meeting and put forward opinions and suggestions. form interaction.
A series of innovative measures have further improved the quality of consultation and deliberation. The opinions and suggestions put forward by members are more targeted and operational, and many of them have been translated into policy measures.
“The CPPCC has carried out consultative democracy throughout the entire process of performing its duties, and has played an important role in the realization of a whole-chain, all-round, and full-coverage people’s democracy throughout the entire process, demonstrating the unique advantages of Chinese democracy.” Guo Weimin said.
Closely linked to economic development issues: put forward valuable opinions and suggestions
Guo Weimin introduced that the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference takes full advantage of its talent pool and intelligence-intensive advantages to carry out consultations and discussions on economic development issues. “We hold macroeconomic situation analysis symposium every quarter, in-depth analysis and judgment of the characteristics and trends of macroeconomic operation in a period, and put forward many valuable opinions and suggestions.”
Innovation is the first driving force for development. Guo Weimin said that on how to effectively solve the key difficulties in scientific and technological innovation, the committee members put forward many good opinions and suggestions, and some opinions and suggestions have been valued, absorbed and adopted by the relevant departments.
Concerned about national plans and people’s livelihood, CPPCC members closely combine the heart of the people with the ability to perform their duties.
In order to actively respond to the aging of the population, CPPCC members have made suggestions and suggestions on improving the multi-level old-age security system, vigorously developing the “silver economy”, and giving full play to the active role of the elderly through various forms such as special surveys, proposals, and network-themed political discussions.
Guo Weimin introduced that, in particular, the special democratic supervision of “accelerating the promotion of social aging-friendly transformation” has promoted the practical improvement of aging-friendly transformation work.
Employment issues concern every household. Focusing on solving the employment problem, CPPCC members made more than 110 proposals last year, which involved strengthening the precise employment services for college graduates, paying attention to the impact of new infrastructure on employment, and placing stable employment in a prominent position.
“This year, the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference regards employment issues as a focus of consultation and deliberation, and will organize a special meeting of the Standing Committee to discuss the implementation of employment-priority policies, seeking out good policies and building consensus.” Guo Weimin said.
Towards the future together: Contributing to building a community with a shared future for mankind
It has successively provided a large number of epidemic prevention and anti-epidemic materials to 150 countries and 13 international organizations, dispatched 37 medical expert teams to 34 countries, and provided more than 2.1 billion doses of vaccines to more than 120 countries and international organizations… At the press conference, Guo Weimin released such a set of data on China’s anti-epidemic aid to foreign countries.
“China will continue to increase its anti-epidemic assistance to developing countries and contribute to the building of a community of human health,” Guo Weimin said.
Responsibility can be seen in the fight against the epidemic. “It is precisely because China has adopted the correct epidemic prevention policy that we have taken the lead in restoring economic growth and ensuring the basic stability of the global industrial chain and supply chain.” Guo Weimin said.
Responsibility is reflected in the fight against the epidemic. “The central government and all relevant parties in the Mainland are making every effort to support Hong Kong’s fight against the epidemic. The CPPCC National Committee and members of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference are very concerned about the epidemic in Hong Kong and actively support Hong Kong’s fight against the epidemic through different means.” Guo Weimin said.
According to reports, the members of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in Hong Kong will go to Beijing to participate in the fifth meeting of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference if they meet the requirements of epidemic prevention and control after implementing vaccination, health monitoring, nucleic acid testing and other measures. “Some members cannot come to Beijing to participate in the conference due to physical reasons or the requirements of epidemic prevention and control, and some members are fighting on the front line of anti-epidemic in Hong Kong. They have gone through the procedures for applying for leave and will keep abreast of the conference situation online. Submission of proposals and speeches will not affect the discussion of related issues at the two sessions this year,” Guo Weimin said.
The Beijing Winter Paralympics is about to kick off on the 4th. Before that, the successful hosting of the Beijing Winter Olympics not only brought joy to China but also the world, and made everyone full of hope for the future.
(authorized by reporter Dong Ruifeng, Pan Jie, and Wang Peng)