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China to invest 391.7 bln yuan in agriculture

Source: Xinhuanet | 03-05-2007 10:05

Special Report:   2007 NPC & CPPCC

BEIJING, March 5 (Xinhua) -- The central government of China will invest 391.7 billion yuan in agriculture, rural areas and farmers this year, as it vows to develop modern agriculture and promote the building of a new countryside according to a government work report delivered by Premier Wen Jiabao Monday.

"We will effectively shift the focus of state infrastructure development and development of social programs to the countryside," said Wen in the report to 2,890 lawmakers at the opening meeting of the Fifth Session of the Tenth National People's Congress (NPC), the top legislature.


Editor:Liu Fang