Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao reiterated in Beijing on September 30 the
government's determination to advance reform and opening up on the eve the
People's Republic of China's 57th anniversary on October 1.
At a reception in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing marking the
founding anniversary of the People's Republic of China, Wen said China had
created a historic miracle by achieving nearly three decades of rapid and
sustainable economic growth and all-round social development.
More than 1,500 Chinese and foreign personages and senior officials attended
the reception, including Hu Jintao, Chinese president and general secretary of
the CPC Central Committee, Wu Bangguo, chairman of the NPC Standing Committee,
Jia Qinglin, chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, and other members of the
Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Zeng
Qinghong, Huang Ju, Wu Guangzheng, Li Changchun and Luo Gan.
The premier pointed out that China would become a prosperous, democratic,
culturally advanced and harmonious modern socialist country if it adhered to the
path of scientific development.
"We'll unswervingly push reform and opening up," he said. "This trend is
irreversible," he noted.
He highlighted continuing efforts to reform economic, political, cultural and
social management systems and the need to encourage a hard-working spirit to
create a better future.
He also stressed the government's resolve to fight against corruption.
The central government would continue to work with Hong Kong and Macao people
to ensure their prosperity and stability, to make efforts with Taiwan
compatriots to achieve national reunification and work with the international
community for a peaceful, prosperous and harmonious world, he
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