Opening of the Fifth Session of the 16th People's Congress of Xining City
On February 22, 2019, the Fifth Session of the 16th People's Congress of Xining City was grandly opened at Qinghai Convention Center.
Wang Xiao, Member of the Standing Committee of the Provincial Party Committee, Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee, Zhang Xiaorong, Deputy Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee, Mayor of the People’s Government of Xining, Ma Jian, Deputy Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee, Duan Fada, Party Secretary and Chairman of the Municipal Committee of CPPCC and Members of Standing Committee of the Municipal Party Committee, Vice Mayor of the People’s Government of Xining, Vice Chairman of the municipal CPPCC, President of the Intermediate People's Court of Xining City, the Acting Procurator General of the Municipal People's Procuratorate, and the members of the presidium of the conference attended the meeting. All the members present at the Fifth Plenary Session of the 14th Xining Municipal Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference attended the meeting.
There should be 314 members to attend the meeting, and actually 305 members attended the meeting, which in line with the provision of quorum.
Executive Chairman of the meeting, including Wang Xiao, Ma Jian, Cao Jiansong, Wang Yanming, Guo Like, Zhu Zhanpo, Zhang Fujun, Lin Lei, Qi Jingting and Qiu Huaijun were seated in the front row of the podium.
Cao Jiansong, Executive Chairman of the Presidium of the meeting and Executive Chairman of the meeting chaired meeting.
At 3 o'clock in the afternoon, the meeting opened in the majestic national anthem.
In the warm applause, on behalf of the People’s Government of Xining City, Zhang Xiaorong made a government’s work report to the meeting.
Zhang Xiaorong said that in the past year, encountered with the complex and severe macro environment and the multiple challenges with pressure superposition, under the strong leadership of the provincial and municipal party committees and the provincial government, we have always adhered to the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, the spirit of the the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and its 1st, 2nd and 3rd Plenary Session, firmly established the Four Consciousnesses (to maintain political integrity, think in big-picture terms, uphold the leadership core, and keep in alignment.), and constantly strengthened the Four Self-confidence (Self-confidence on path, theory, system and culture) and resolutely achieved Two Maintenance (resolutely maintaining General Secretary Xi Jinping’s core status in Party Central Committee and maintaining the authority and centralized and unified leadership of Party Central Committee), Took Two Absolute (Always loyal to the CPC; resolutely consistent with the Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core) as the standard, fully implemented the arrangement of the 13th provincial party congress and its third and fourth plenary sessions, the fourteenth municipal party congress and its six and seventh plenary sessions. Based on full implementation of the major requirements on Four Down-to-earth Tasks (Solidly promote the sustained and healthy development of the economy, promote the ecological environment protection in a down-to-earth manner, solidly protect and improve people's livelihood, and strengthen and standardize the political life within the party.), we deeply implemented the Five Four-strategies (Four Down-to-earth Tasks, Four Transformations, Four Synchronizations, Four Skills and Four Better), and strove to promote One Priority and Two Superior (taking eco-protection as priority, realizing high-quality development and high standard of living), coordinated the work of stabilizing growth, promoting reform, restructuring, benefiting people's livelihood, and preventing risks, and successfully completed the objectives and tasks set by the Fourth Session of the 16th People's Congress of Xining City, and made new progress in the construction of green development model city and happy Xining in the new era.
Zhang Xiaorong said that over the past year, the city's 2.37 million masses of various ethnic groups were capable of and enthusiastic to make great efforts. They have built a new picture of creating a green development model city and opened a new chapter in building a happy Xining in the new era! They have fully implemented the major requirements of the provincial party committee and the provincial government to “strengthen Xining, serve the whole province” and “build a livable and suitable grand Xining”. Last year, the city actively responded to the continuous downward pressure on the economy and continued being among the front-runners in economic growth in provincial capital cities across the country. Its contribution rate to the provincial economy was over 60%. We experienced the special inspection on poverty alleviation from the central government and the fifth inspection of the State Council. On schedule, we achieved the goal of lifting the 14,500 people, 150 poverty-stricken villages and three counties out of poverty. The "Xining Sample" reform of delegating power, streamlining administration and optimizing government services was praised by the State Council. We firmly grasped the core of innovation drive and power conversion, realized breakthrough of the research and development technology of micro-porous copper foil and realized mass production. The photovoltaic industry technology center has become an international and domestic representative laboratory, and the average conversion efficiency of monocrystalline silicon cells has reached the international advanced level. A number of major projects such as China Unicom Sanjiangyuan Big Data Center and BYD Power Battery have been completed and put into operation, and the influence and radiation power of the 100 billion lithium battery industry base and photovoltaic manufacturing center have been significantly improved. We have completed the three-year tackling action of “Smooth Traffic in Xining” and finished the brand construction of “Beautiful Clean Xining”, built 101 projects such as Fenghuangshan Road. With the per capita road area increased to 12.3 m2 and the traffic congestion index decreased by 41.6%, Xining was selected as one of the top ten cities which ease congestion best in the country again. A total of 400 new energy taxies were put into operation, and scanning QR code to take bus was fully covered in the main city, making it easier and more efficient for citizens to travel. The activities such as "Urban Cleaning" campaign which aimed at vigorously purifying the city's "facade space" was carried out, and the clean and beautiful urban environment has become the beautiful name card of "Xining Image".
Zhang Xiaorong pointed out that according to the deployment of the Eighth Plenary Session of the 14th CPC Xining Municipal Committee, the overall requirement of the government's work this year is: adhere to the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, and fully implement the spirit of the 19th Party Congress and the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Plenary Sessions of the 19th National CPC Congress, celebration of the 40th anniversary of reform and opening up, and democratic life meeting of Central Political Bureau, the Central Economic Work Conference, the 3rd Plenary Session of the 19th Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and Central Political and Legal Work Conference, firmly establish the Four Consciousnesses (to maintain political integrity, think in big-picture terms, uphold the leadership core, and keep in alignment.), and constantly strengthen the Four Self-confidence (Self-confidence on path, theory, system and culture) and resolutely achieve Two Maintenance (resolutely maintaining General Secretary Xi Jinping’s core status in Party Central Committee and maintaining the authority and centralized and unified leadership of Party Central Committee), Take Two Absolute (Always loyal to the CPC; resolutely consistent with the Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core) as the standard, adhere to and strengthen the overall leadership of the CPC, coordinate and promote the overall layout of the "Five-point Strategy" and the "Four Comprehensive Strategy", adhere to the general tone of steady progress and the new development concept, and persist in promoting high-quality development, take the supply-side structural reform as the main line, insist on deepening market-oriented reforms and expand high-level openness, fully implement the deployment of the 13th party congress of the province, the fifth plenary session of the thirteenth provincial party committee, the fourteenth municipal party congress and the eighth plenary session of the municipal party congress, and the speech request of Wang Jianjun, Secretary the Provincial CPC Committee, and Liu Ning, Governor of Qinghai when they investigated the work of Xining. Besides, we will fully implement the major requirements on Four Down-to-earth Tasks (Solidly promote the sustained and healthy development of the economy, promote the ecological environment protection in a down-to-earth manner, solidly protect and improve people's livelihood, and strengthen and standardize the political life within the party.), and the Five Four-strategies (Four Down-to-earth Tasks, Four Transformations, Four Synchronizations, Four Skills and Four Better), and strive to promote One Priority and Two Superior (taking eco-protection as priority, realizing high-quality development and high standard of living) , taking ecology and green development as priority, in order to make overall plans to promote steady growth, promote reform, adjust structure, benefit people's livelihood, prevent risks, maintain economic operation in a reasonable range, further stabilize employment, finance, foreign trade, foreign capital, investment, and expectation. We aim to build a modern industrial system, improve the level of social governance, implement the general requirements for party building in the new era, lay a decisive foundation for building a well-off society in an all-round way, and strive to create a green development model city and a happy Xining in the new era. We will do the best to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China with outstanding achievements by acting as the leader of the construction of Qinghai, "One Priority and two Superior" pioneer and the "construction team" of magnificent Qinghai.
Zhang Xiaorong pointed out that by centering on the main expected targets this year, we will attach great importance to the strategic deployment of “one priority and two superior” and strive to build a green development model city. Firstly, we will focus on preventing and defusing major risks, targeted poverty alleviation and pollution control to lay a solid foundation for high-quality development. Secondly, we will strengthen ecological construction and environmental governance to lay a solid foundation for green development. Thirdly, we will promote the high-quality development of manufacturing and build a modern industrial system. Fourthly, we will expand effective investment to promote consumption and strengthen the support of green development. Fifthly, we will promote rural revitalization and promote the integration of urban and rural development. Sixthly, efforts will be made to deepen reform, expand opening up, and create new advantages in high-quality development. We will focus on "building a livable and comfortable city of Xining" and speed up the construction of a happy Xining in the new era. Firstly, efforts will be made to deepen the study of urban laws and promote regional coordinated development. Secondly, planning level will be improved to create a high-quality and refined city. Thirdly, urban capacity will be enhanced to improve the comprehensive carrier service capabilities. Fourthly, the eight projects of “Happy Xining· High Quality Life” will be implemented to continuously improve the quality of the city.
Zhang Xiaorong said that the new situation and new tasks have put forward new and higher requirements for governments at all levels. We will strengthen political construction, the rule of law, building a clean government, enhance the work style, continuously improve the administrative efficiency and service level, and strive to build a government that provide satisfactory services to the people.
The meeting calls us to unite more closely around the Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core. Under the strong leadership of the provincial and municipal party committee and the provincial government, we will firmly rely on the people of all ethnic groups in the city to gather together and forge ahead to create a green development model city, and construct a happy Xining in the new era. With these achievements, we will hand over a qualified answer to the times and the people, and greet the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Xining with outstanding success.