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Top Chinese leaders discuss state issues with NPC deputies, CPPCC members


Source: | 03-07-2007 08:37

Special Report:   2007 NPC & CPPCC sessions

Chinese President Hu Jintao (3rd, R, back) speaks during the panel discussion of the deputies from central China's Hunan Province to the Fifth Session of the Tenth National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, March 6, 2007. (Xinhua/Rao Aimin)

On Tuesday, top leaders joined NPC deputies and CPPCC members in panel discussions.

President Hu Jintao joined the discussion and deliberation of the Hunam delegation on Tuesday afternoon. After speeches from ten deputies, Hu stressed the importance of rural construction. He said the central government should provide more aid to agriculture and rural areas, speed up the modernization process of agriculture and educate more people from rural regions. Hu Jintao said China should follow a new path in its industrialization. It should expand better industries, increase creativity and innovation, strengthen efforts to protect the environment and increase energy efficiency. He said the government will give priority to the issues that the people are most concerned about.