Top Chinese political advisor Jia Qinglin delivered a report on the work of the country's top political advisory body at the opening meeting of its annual full session which started here in the Great Hall of the People Wednesday afternoon.
Following are the highlights of the Work Report of the Standing Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, which was distributed to journalists upon the opening of the session:
PROMOTING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGAINST GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS
-- Over the past year, the CPPCC closely followed developments in the global financial crisis and the domestic economic situation; intensified its research on the changing situation; and worked hard to increase the initiative, foresight, and pertinence of its comments and suggestions.
-- The CPPCC convened special sessions in which the Standing Committee deliberated government affairs as well as consultation sessions, all centered on the themes of "striving to boost domestic demand and maintaining steady and rapid economic development" and "accelerating economic restructuring and the transformation of the pattern of economic development, and becoming better able to achieve sustainable development." The CPPCC also held a number of meetings to analyze the economic situation.
-- Over the past year, the CPPCC conducted investigations and studies on 53 special topics, organized 13 inspection and investigative teams for members of the Standing Committee and National Committee, and filed more than 1,800 proposals for investigation and referred them to the relevant authorities.【1】 【2】 【3】 【4】 【5】