NPC deputies from Zhejiang jet in to Beijing
NPC deputies from Zhejiang province arrive in Beijing on May 20. [Photo/zj.zjol.com]
The third session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) opened at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, on May 22.
NPC deputies from China's eastern coastal province of Zhejiang arrived in Beijing on May 20.
Deputy Ge Minghua, also the director of the provincial people's hospital, said he was concerned about how to improve the local healthcare services.
Deputy Ding Lieming, also chairman of Betta Pharmaceuticals Co which based in the province’s capital of Hangzhou, said he would submit a motion to the congress to strengthen technological innovation.
"We should strenghen technological innovation to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, help companies resume operations and boost the national economy," Ding said.
Deputy Sun Guowen, also Party chief of Wusi village in Deqing county in Huzhou, said he would submit a motion about promoting what he called the digitalized countryside.
The village has used digital technologies to boost local tourism and it attracted 75,000 tourists during the latest Qingming Festival and May Day holiday.
Deputy Zhong Haiyan, also head of Jingning county in Lishui, said the local government there would continue to focus on poverty alleviation.
The county saw remarkable progress in economic development last year, with GDP up 9.2 percent, with the per capita disposable incomes of urban and rural residents up 8.8 percent and 10.1 percent, respectively, year-on-year.
Lei Houxing, a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and honorary president of the municipal traditional Chinese medicine hospital in Lishui, brought with him a pair of serving chopsticks.
Lei said that Zhejiang is now promoting the use of dedicated serving spoons and chopsticks in restaurants as healthier table manners and that he wants to share the practice with others.
The third session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) opened at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, on May 21.
Wang Jian, another member of the CPPCC National Committee and also deputy director of the provincial commerce department, said he was concerned about State policies for opening-up and for coordinated development of global industry supply chains.