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Chinese Premier calls for further reforms, opening up to tackle crisis

Source: Xinhua | 03-10-2009 20:02

Special Report:   2009 NPC & CPPCC Sessions

BEIJING, March 10 (Xinhua) -- Premier Wen Jiabao said here Tuesday China must deepen reforms and further open up as the country tackles economic woes.

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (front R) joins a panel discussion with deputies to the Second Session of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) from north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, in Beijing, capital of China, March 10, 2009. (Xinhua/Lan Hongguang)
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (front R) joins a panel discussion 
with deputies to the Second Session of the 11th National 
People's Congress (NPC) from north China's Inner Mongolia 
Autonomous Region, in Beijing, capital of China, March 10, 
2009. (Xinhua/Lan Hongguang)

The policy of reform and opening up is the key choice that determines the future of China in the contemporary era and the country's powerful weapon in fighting the global financial crisis, said Wen when joining a panel discussion with lawmakers from Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.