Qingdao to accelerate city development
(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2020-05-25Print Print
Qingdao will accelerate high-quality development in accordance with the overall development of the whole province, said Meng Fanli, deputy to the 13th National People's Congress and mayor of Qingdao.
Meng attended the plenary and group discussions of the Shandong delegation during the third session of the 13th National People's Congress on May 22 and 23 and deliberated on the Government Work Report.
Meng Fanli, deputy to the 13th National People's Congress and mayor of Qingdao [Photo/iqilu.com]
Meng said that this year marks the final phase in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects. It is also the last year in the 13th Five-Year Plan, which started in 2016.
This year, in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Communist Party of China Central Committee has made epidemic prevention and control a top priority, leading the whole country in the fight against the epidemic in a scientific and accurate manner, and losing no time in promoting the resumption of work and production, Meng said.
He added that China has achieved good results in resumption and demonstrated the strong resilience and huge potential of its economy.
"We need to make unrelenting efforts during the rest of the year to achieve the goal of building a moderately prosperous society in all respects by the end of 2020," Meng said, adding that Qingdao will work with other cities to accelerate the development of the Jiaodong Economic Circle and the Shandong Peninsula City Cluster, and make greater contributions to the development of the province and the country.