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Top political advisor vows to carry out democracy

2012-02-28 15:48:34 GMT2012-02-28 23:48:34(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

BEIJING, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- China's top political advisor Jia Qinglin on Tuesday vowed to carry out democracy and improve the quality of political advice.

Jia made the remarks during a speech at the conclusion of a three-day meeting, which proposed agenda for the upcoming Fifth Session of the 11th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) that will open on March 3.

Jia, chairman of the CPPCC National Committee and a member of the Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee's Political Bureau, reiterated the importance of the annual sessions to promote the implementation of the Twelfth Five-Year Plan.

Jia called on all members of the CPPCC to fully implement the guiding policy and make good preparations for the upcoming sessions to boost national unity and prosperity.

He also appealed for the members to maintain close connections with the grassroots and create a democratic atmosphere so to contribute to China's social management innovation.

The CPPCC needs advice to steadily and fast develop the national economy so to promote cultural reform, scientific research and social harmony, Jia said.

During the speech, Jia stressed the importance of cooperation in different fields to constantly improve services and further complete regulations to push forward the great cause of socialist modernization.

"We need to strengthen our awareness of responsibility and the overall situation, as well as cherish the great opportunity to make more contributions to the process of building a well-off society in an all-round way," Jia said.

At a symposium during the three-day meeting, Jia said that the recent national conferences on economic work and financial business have given profound analysis of present economic situation and also set up main tasks in 2012.

He urged the members to carry out continuous investigation and promptly solve potential economic problems through political methods including reports, speech and political advice to achieve this year's goal.

During the three-day meeting, the Standing Committee of the CPPCC National Committee deliberated and voted on issues including the timetable and the draft agenda of the upcoming annual session.

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