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Chinese Premier highlights key tasks for State Council


Beijing, 13 March 2024 (TDI): Chinese Premier, Li Qiang, presided over the executive meeting of The State Council convened on Tuesday. The meeting focused on the key 2024 tasks for the State Council. 

The meeting also underscored guidelines for the expansion of China’s grain output and the facilitation of high-quality economic growth through upgrading of standards. 

Key 2024 tasks for State Council

This meeting also featured a report on ensuring the high-quality and balanced development of compulsory education. Furthermore, it reviewed and adopted regulations on pension and the preferential treatment granted to the families of deceased and disabled servicemen.

Premier Li stressed that the government work report delivered at the second session of the 14th National People’s Congress, the national legislature, has set the economic and social development objectives and tasks for this year. 

Besides more should be done to map detailed measures and policies to implement the key tasks, according to the meeting. 

Moreover, the meeting noted safeguarding food security as a top priority. It added that we should make efforts to facilitate major projects such as constructing high-standard farmland and revitalizing the seed industry. 

In terms of facilitating the upgradation of standards, it urged efforts to promote their formulation and revision, seek relevant opinions from enterprises and consumers, and introduce them as soon as they are ready, in a bid to advance high-quality development. 

In addition, the meeting also stressed the need to focus on work involving improving school conditions, education quality and people’s satisfaction, while narrowing the educational gaps between regions, urban and rural areas, schools and groups. 

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Efforts should be made to ensure compulsory education adapts to demographic changes and the progress of new urbanization, strengthen the flexibility and adaptation of resource allocation, and steer more fiscal spending on compulsory education toward weak links. 

Finally, while reviewing and adopting regulations on pensions and the preferential treatment granted to the families of deceased servicemen or disabled servicemen, the meeting underlined efforts to strictly implement the related policies in accordance with the regulations. 


Abdul Momin Rasul
Abdul Momin Rasul
Abdul Momin Rasul is pursuing BS International Relations from the National University of Modern Languages (NUML). The arenas of diplomacy and foreign policy intrigue him to delve deep into analyzing the broader scenario of global affairs. Besides, the author is also exploring the field of media and journalism.

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