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Jobs, social welfare top NPC priority list


Source: | 03-10-2009 13:47

Special Report:   2009 NPC & CPPCC Sessions

Promoting employment is the top concern of the government. The Minister for Human Resources and Social Security Yin Weimin made the statement at Tuesday's NPC press conference.

Migrant workers are seen carrying baggages in this photo taken on February 27, 2009, in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan province. [Xinhua]
Migrant workers are seen carrying baggages in this photo 
taken on February 27, 2009, in Zhengzhou, central China's 
Henan province. [Xinhua]

Yin Weimin, Minister of Ministry of H.R. & Social Security, said that employment situation in China is very grave.

"Economic growth is a key factor in promoting employment. China's economic growth is slowing down due to the international financial crisis. Consequently, many problems have arisen in employment. The current job situation is severe."