Mianyang Takes Poverty Alleviation as the Biggest Project for People¡¯s Well-being
2018-08-29

(Mianyang News) (Reporter: Zhao Ye) Targeted poverty alleviation is the biggest political responsibility, the biggest project for people¡¯s well-being and the biggest opportunity for development. On August 17, at the Fifth Press Conference on the Spirit of the Fifth Plenary Session of the Seventh Municipal Party Committee, the deputy secretary-general of the municipal government, deputy director of the Municipal Poverty Alleviation Office and director of the Municipal Bureau of Poverty Alleviation and Immigration, Feng Zhongbing, interpreted his opinions on how to thoroughly implement the fundamentals of fighting against poverty, which was proposed at the Fifth Plenary Session of the Seventh Municipal Party Committee.

¡°Fighting against poverty is one of the three major battles put forward by the 19th National Congress of the CPC. It is essential for building a well-off society in an all-round way and achieving the first centenary goals of the CPC. Since the 18th National Congress of the CPC, the Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core has attached great importance to poverty alleviation,¡± said Feng Zhongbing. ¡°At the beginning of the new year, when the whole partyentered a critical juncture of deeply studying and implementing the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the CPC and fighting against poverty, General Secretary Xi Jinping paid another visit to poverty-stricken areas in Sichuan for investigation. When he presided over the symposium on targeted poverty alleviation, he put forward eight clear requirements, which pointed out the direction and provided a programme of action for comprehensively winning the battle of targeted poverty alleviation.

Feng Zhongbing said at the press conference that on June 8, General Secretary Xi Jinping made important instructions on winning the three-year campaign to fight poverty. He stressed that we should identify responsibilities, bravely fight and take effective measures; we should also mobilize all sectors of society to participate in poverty alleviation so as to create the interaction among government, market and societyas well asthe inter-connectivity of industrial poverty alleviation, special poverty alleviation and social poverty alleviation. He signaled the final attack order to the whole party and the whole society, providing the fundamentals offighting against poverty.

In addition, Feng Zhongbing told reporters that it was clearly stated at the Third Plenary Session of the Eleventh Provincial Party Committee held in June this year that we should take poverty alleviation as the greatest political responsibility, the biggest project for people¡¯s well-being and the greatest opportunity for development. The proposal was based on political, economic and social situations, which further highlighted the special status and role of poverty alleviation in building a well-off society in an all-round way.

¡°The Fifth Plenary Session of the Seventh Municipal Party Committee strictly followed the deployments and requirements of the Third Plenary Session of the Eleventh Provincial Party Committee for poverty alleviation. It was clearly stated that improving people¡¯s livelihood and welfare should be one of the ¡°five main directions¡±of Mianyang¡¯s modernization drive. Feng Zhongbing interpreted that fighting against poverty was the first project for people¡¯s well-being and the Plenary Sessionof the Seventh Municipal Party Committee made two major deployments, that is,to win the battle of targeted poverty alleviation with high quality and to promote targeted poverty relief and targeted poverty alleviation with high quality. Besides, Liu Chao, secretary of the municipal party committee, clearly stated that we should carry forward the working style of making relentless efforts, focus on details, improve the quality of poverty alleviation, and be resolute to win the battle against poverty; we should also ensure that each household and individual can all benefit from the building of a well-off society in an all-aroundway; we should also resolve matters one by one, one year after another, so as to constantly enhance the sense of gaining, the sense of happiness and the sense of security for the people of Mianyang.