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Highlights of Jia Qinglin's work report of China's top political advisory body

2010-03-03 15:46 BJT

Special Report: 2010 NPC & CPPCC Sessions |


-- Focusing on issues such as employment for college graduates and rural migrant workers and the effect of the global financial crisis on workers' rights and interests, the CPPCC carried out thorough investigations and studies, and made proposals for extending the active employment policy to townships, towns, and rural areas; establishing a social security system that covers rural migrant workers; and developing labor-intensive industrial zones to create large numbers of jobs.

-- The CPPCC made numerous insightful and significant suggestions and recommendations on important issues such as formulating policies and measures for the coordinated development of social programs, deepening reform of the income distribution system, accelerating the construction of low-income housing, developing the cultural industry and vocational education, improving the basic medical and health care system, safeguarding the rights and interests of disabled people, and carrying out post-Wenchuan earthquake recovery and reconstruction.

-- Over the past year, the CPPCC edited and reported to the central leadership 267 reports on social conditions and popular sentiment, reported 1,435 comments and suggestions, and made more than 1,900 proposals, all of which contributed greatly to promoting social stability.

-- In 2010, the CPPCC will carry out investigations and studies on making innovations in public administration; protecting the rights and interests of employees of stated-owned enterprises converting to a stockholding system; balancing the development of the medical insurance system between urban and rural areas and improving pertinent regulations; training rural health workers and providing supporting policies; developing vocational education, culture and sports; and making the Shanghai World Expo a success, as well as on education, employment, housing, environmental protection and other issues of concern to the people.

-- The CPPCC will give full attention to factors affecting social stability that have their source in the excessive income gap; offer solutions and suggestions on adjusting the pattern of national income distribution, promoting more equitable access to basic public services, and providing social security and assistance to destitute people; and work hard to promote social fairness and justice.