Conferernce in Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the May 12 Wenchuan Earthquake Is Held in Mianyang

Liu Chao delivered a speech and Ma Hua, Zhang Jinming Fu Kang attended the conference

The Conferernce in Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the May 12 Wenchuan Earthquake is held in Mianyang

On May 13, the conference in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the May 12 Wenchuan Earthquake was held at the Jiuzhou Stadium. Liu Chao, deputy secretary of the municipal party committee and mayor, attended and delivered a speech. Ma Hua, director of the Standing Committee of the Municipal People's Congress, Zhang Jinming, chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, Fu Kang, deputy secretary of the municipal party committee, and representatives from Shandong, Liaoning, Hebei, and Henan provinces, and Dazhou, Neijiang, Nanchong, and Ziyang cities attended the conference.

Liu said in his speech that a big earthquake stroke Mianyang ten years ago and Mianyang has become the region with the largest number of victims, the biggest disasters, and the most difficulties in reconstruction. Natural disasters are merciless, but there is love among our people. Faced with the disaster, the CPC central committee and the State Council have taken up their responsibility to make decisions based on scientific method, the party committee and the provincial government in Sichuan have planned and deployed all resources to implement the disaster relief work. Our soldiers overcame difficulties with the help from all sectors of the society. We worked as a team to face the challenges and difficulties in the disaster. People from Shandong, Liaoning, Hebei and Henan provinces,  and Dazhou, Neijiang, Nanchong, and Ziyang cities all contributed their resources and spared no effort to join forces with people in Mianyang to overcome the difficulties in the disaster.

Nirvana of the phoenix is created in fire, Liu said. In the past ten years, with the care of the CPC central committee and the State Council, under the leadership of the provincial party committee and the government in Sichuan province and support from the soldiers and people throughout the country, Mianyang Municipal Party Committee led our people to work together with a sincere heart and gratitude, to face the disasters and won a victory in the disaster relief, post-disaster reconstruction and development. With ten years of development, Mianyang has made great progress and historic leap in its economy and the development of the urban and rural areas. The living standard of the people has been greatly improved and progress was made in the reform in Mianyang. Today, Mianyang has prospered with various opportunities and people are working hard to build a better future. This is the best way to comfort our compatriots who died in the earthquake and the best way to show our gratitude to all parties involved in the disaster relief work.

Liu also said that our people become more tough and strong-minded. We will become more confident in the new era. We will continue to follow the Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era as our guidline, closely unite around the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core. Under the leadership of the Sichuan Provincial Party Committee and the provincial government, we will promote the spirit shown in the earthquake relief and reconstruction, and make efforts to accelerate building Mianyang as the China Science and Technology City and a city with strong economy in the west region, to show our gratitude for the help from people all around the country. We firmly believe that we will move forward to create a new chapter in Mianyang's development and make new progress and achievement, with care from the CPC Central Commitee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core, strong leadership of the Sichuan Provincial Party Committee and provincial government, as well as support from all sectors of the society.

At the conference, Wang Zhiyong, the board secretary of Shandong Development Investment Holding Group and the team leader of the planning team at the office for offering aid to Sichuan, Zhang Zheng, deputy director of the education and sports committee in Niaoning province and the general commander of the Liaoning aid team, Zhang Pingjun, member of the reform commission in Henan province and commander of Hebei Pinghu Front Line center, Zhang Zhixin, deputy director of the Department of Civil Affairs Authority in Henan province, Luo Anchun, official in the office of the Dazhou municipal government, Guo Xiqiong, director of the Neijiang Civil Affairs Bureau, Zhu Hua, deputy mayor of Nanchong city, Li Tiejun, member of the standing committee of the party committee of Ziyang city and deputy mayor, and other representatives from Shandong, Liaoning, Hebei, Henan province and Dazhou, Neijiang, Nanchong, Ziyang and other cities all wish people in Mianyang a happy life and greater achievements in economic and social development.

At the conference, Lang Zheng, Liu Yachun, principal at the Beichuan Middle School, and Jia Tianyuan, a policeman all expressed their gratitude to all sectors of the society who offered help for Mianyang during the disaster relief and reconstruction. Ma Shunxi, Peng Yijia, representatives from the football team in the Yingxin Primary School in Anzhou District, Wang Zhengbin, director of the Bureau of Agriculture of Pingwu County, Qu Yongan, a leader of the Beichuan Qiang Autonomous County all shared their experience in making efforts in their growth in the past ten years. Ren Mingyong, a reporter, Gu Yunxian, a medical worker, Wang Hongfa, an official responsible for supporting the troops and their families, all shared their experience at work and good attitude in serving other people and making contribution to the society.

A total of 4200 participants, including leaders from the municipal government, leaders at the county and district government, and other officials in relevant departments, soldiers and representatives from the research institute, universities, state-owned enterprises and public attended the conference.