The standing committee of the CPC Jiangsu provincial committee held a meeting Monday to study the ways of implementing the important instructions made by CPC General Secretary Xi Jinping on the promotion of integrated development in the Yangtze River Delta. The meeting was presided over by Lou Qinjian, chief of the CPC provincial committee.
Promoting the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta is a major development strategy established by the Party Central Committee and highlighted by General Secretary Xi Jinping, according to a statement released after the meeting.
It is necessary to closely revolve around the general requirements for the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta region in accordance with the General Secretary’s important directives, enhance the sense of political awareness, deepen ideological consensus, strengthen awareness of responsibility and mission, and integrate into the development of the Yangtze River Delta to make greater contribution to the overall development of the country, according to the statement.
It is necessary to profoundly understand the practical connotation of the General Secretary’s important directives for the various provinces and cities in the Yangtze River Delta region, and proceed from the actual development of the province, adhere to systematic thinking, integrate self-reliance planning and promotion of coordinated development, and plan for joint initiatives such as docking, regional collaborative innovation, infrastructure interoperability, joint prevention and control of the ecological environment, and co-construction and sharing of people's livelihood projects, the statement said.
Greater efforts should be made to implement the Three-Year Action Plan for the Integrated Development of the Yangtze River Delta drafted by Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui and Shanghai to strive for substantive breakthroughs and increased effectiveness of cooperation, according to the statement, according to the statement.
A three-year action plan has been approved by officials of Shanghai and Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui provinces who gathered on May 31st in Shanghai to map out the blueprint for the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta region. The plan aims to build the region into a world-class city cluster by 2020.
The agreements, signed at the 14th symposium of the main leadership of the Yangtze River Delta, indicated that by 2020, the region aims to become a national demonstration zone for new development concepts, a world-class urban center and an Asia-Pacific gateway for global resource allocation.
With a GDP of 19.5 trillion yuan or $3.08 trillion last year, the Yangtze River Delta－which is at the convergence of the Belt and Road Initiative and the Yangtze River Economic Zone－accounted for roughly 25 percent of the nation's GDP, official statistics show.
Based on the plan, 11 cooperation projects were also signed to facilitate coordination and links in areas such as planning, reform, innovation, urban facilities, transportation networks and public services.
A joint administrative office for the Yangtze River Delta region will be established after the three-year action plan is formulated.
The participants at the meeting were briefed on the reform of the national taxation and taxation management system in the province. The meeting stressed that the reform of the taxation and management system of the country's taxation is a major reform initiative launched by the Party Central Committee and the State Council. It is necessary to firmly uphold the "four consciousnesses" and to implement the central government's decision-making and deployment in a fully-fledged manner so as to ensure the successful completion of institutional reforms by taking advantage of the reform as an opportunity to optimize taxation services and further optimize the business environment in the province.
The participants were also briefed on the province’s implementation of the spirit of the promotion meeting for the "CPC Central Committee’s Inspection Work Plan", emphasizing that we must effectively enhance the political stance and upholding the unified, centralized leadership of the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core as the "outlines" and "souls" for discipline inspections.
The meeting discussed and adopted in principle the “Three-year Action Plan for the Improvement of Rural Human Settlements Environment in Jiangsu Province”, emphasizing that we must firmly establish a new development concept and green water and green mountains are gold and silver mines.
It is suggested that by implementing relevant national policies and drawing on good experiences and practices throughout the region, Jiangsu will be able to build beautiful livable villages and continue to improve and enhance the rural living environment.
(Source: Jiangsu International Channel)