Wen vows all-round reform, opening up
Updated: 2006-09-30 19:55
Beijing - Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao vowed here to press ahead with
all-round reform and opening up on the eve of the 57th anniversary of the
People's Republic of China on October 1.
China's Premier Wen Jiabao speaks at a reception marking the
57th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China at the
Great Hall of the People in Beijing September 30, 2006. China is
celebrating the anniversary on October 1.
Addressing the National Day reception in the Great Hall of the People in
Beijing, Wen said China had created a historic miracle by achieving nearly three
decades of rapid and sustainable economic growth and all-round social
"We are committed to reform and opening up, this is irreversible." Wen said
at the reception attended by more than 1,500 Chinese and foreign personages and
senior officials, including Chinese President Hu Jintao, who is also general
secretary of the CPC Central Committee, and Wu Bangguo, NPC chairman, and other
top state leaders.
"China will unswervingly push reform and opening up with all-around economic,
political, cultural and social reform, emancipate and develope the productive
forces, improve socialist democracy and law." Wen said.
He 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.
The premier highlighted the need to encourage a hard-working spirit to
create a better future, since the construction of modernization is
longtime arduous task which requires the enthusiasm and diligence of the whole
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