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Major Events of the CPPCC National Committee in 2000

2001-01-01 Source: China Political Consultative Conference A- A +

On January 1, the National Committee of the CPPCC held a tea party for the New Year, and Jiang Zemin delivered an important speech. He said that in 1999, we held a grand celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, comprehensively reviewed the glorious achievements of China's socialist modernization construction, and greatly enhanced the confidence of people of all ethnic groups in building socialism with Chinese characteristics. We have successfully resumed the exercise of sovereignty over Macao, and have taken another important step on the road to the reunification of the motherland. In accordance with the needs of the international and domestic situations, we conducted three political struggles and achieved major victories: resolutely opposed the barbaric act of NATO headed by the United States to attack our embassy in Yugoslavia; opposed to the so-called "two-state theory" thrown by Lee Teng-hui Struggle; dealt with the "Falungong" cult. The year 2000 is the last year to realize the "Ninth Five-Year Plan" and the important goals of the end of this century. The tasks of deepening reform, promoting development, and maintaining stability are all important. In the new year, he hopes that the CPPCC will continue to give full play to its own characteristics and advantages, closely follow the overall situation of the country's work, further conduct research on major issues such as reform, development, and stability, and make further suggestions and suggestions to further reflect the true feelings of the masses. The facts make new contributions to promoting reform, opening up and modernization, and maintaining social stability.

On February 2nd, a symposium to commemorate the fifth anniversary of President Jiang Zemin's important speech to Taiwan was held in Beijing. The symposium was jointly organized by the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Overseas Chinese Committee, China Peaceful Reunification Promotion Association, and Huangpu Military Academy Alumni Association. Wan Guoquan, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and president of the China Association for the Promotion of Peaceful Reunification, said in his speech that the important speech of Chairman Jiang Zemin's "Continuing to Strive to Promote the Reunification of the Motherland" is an important idea for Deng Xiaoping's "Peaceful Unification, One Country, Two Systems" The application and development under the new situation are the programmatic documents for solving the Taiwan issue at this stage. The eight propositions both adhere to the principled stand and fully reflect flexibility, while maintaining national sovereignty and territorial integrity, and fully respecting the way of life of Taiwan compatriots and the desire to be the master of the country. As soon as the speech was issued, it received the attention of the international community and the welcome and response from overseas Chinese and compatriots from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.

On February 15th, the "Activities for Defending the Green and Caring for the Forest" 2000 Conference was held in Beijing. It was jointly organized by the CPPCC's Population, Resources and Environment Committee, the National Greening Committee, the National Forestry Administration, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, and the China Greening Foundation. host. Its main topic is the implementation of Chairman Li Ruihuan's instructions on "very meaningful, initial success, and perseverance." Focusing on China's forestry and ecological construction issues, it will continue to carry out a series of publicity activities.

From March 3rd to 11th, the third meeting of the Ninth National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference was held in Beijing. The conference endorsed the "Government Work Report" made by Premier Zhu Rongji, the work report of the Supreme People's Court, the work report of the Supreme People's Procuratorate, and other important reports; agreed with the amendments to the charter of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference proposed by the Standing Committee; and agreed with Deputy Chairman Zhou Tienong The report of the Standing Committee on the work of the proposal since the Second Session of the Ninth CPPCC; agreed with the work report made by Vice Chairman Ye Xuanping on behalf of the Standing Committee. The meeting elected Ye Liansong, Chen Guangyuan, Chen Bangzhu, Zhukang Tudengkezhu as standing members of the Ninth CPPCC National Committee

From the beginning of May to the end of July, it was organized by the United Front Work Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. There were more than 200 people from the heads of various democratic parties, the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce and non-partisans. It took more than two months to travel to Xinjiang, Tibet, Inner Mongolia, Shaanxi, Gansu, Ningxia, Qinghai, Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan, Chongqing, Northwest Hubei and other 12 provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities nearly 70 regions and counties have accelerated infrastructure construction, strengthened ecological protection, adjusted industrial structure, and developed technology Education, intensified reform and opening up, and other key tasks related to the overall development of the western region, conducted in-depth inspections and investigations.

From May 19 to 21, the Symposium on Western Development and Water Resources was held in Beijing. The meeting proposed that the development of the western region should clearly define the objective of building a water-saving economy, a water-saving society, and a water-saving ecological environment, determine the overall goals for the development of the western region, and formulate relevant policies and regulations; conscientiously carry out the overall planning of water resources in the western region; Poverty alleviation through water conservancy; "large, medium and small" simultaneous development of hydropower resources in the western region; accelerating the pace of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project; precipitation and water resources conditions must be considered in the afforestation planning in the west; and increased investment in the development, use, and protection of water resources in the western region; Strengthen the adjustment of the agricultural structure in the west, strengthen water conservancy construction in artificial pastures and pastoral areas, and speed up the reform of the water resources management system. The conference compiled the "Anthology of Western Development and Water Resources".

On May 21, Comrade Zhao Puchu, a well-known social activist, outstanding patriotic religious leader, close friend of the Chinese Communist Party, vice chairman of the Ninth National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, honorary chairman of the Democratic Progressive Association, and chairman of the Chinese Buddhist Association, died in Beijing. Aged 93 years.

From June 14th to 16th, the "21st Century Forum" 2000 conference hosted by the CPPCC was held in the CPPCC National Building. The theme of the conference was "Economic Globalization-Asia and China". The meeting focused on the future development trends of Asia and China, and the issues that developing countries should pay attention to in the process of economic globalization. This "Forum" is a high-level, high-specification, and academically strong international conference. The 28 foreign participants attending the meeting came from 22 countries, all of whom are well-known political figures, experts, scholars or entrepreneurs.

From June 21 to 24, the 10th meeting of the Standing Committee of the Ninth National Committee was held in Beijing. The main topic of the meeting was to discuss and study the issue of the western development. The meeting invited Comrade Li Lanqing, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Vice Premier of the State Council, to give a report entitled "Advancing the Development of the Western Region with a Scientific, Realistic, and Innovative Spirit". He briefed the Standing Committee on the basic situation of China's current regional development and the significance of implementing the strategy for the large-scale development of the western region. He proposed that new ideas, ideas, and mechanisms should be adopted for the development of the western region. The meeting discussed the report made by Li Lanqing in groups.

On September 15, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China held a forum in Zhongnanhai to listen to the opinions and suggestions of the central parties of the democratic parties, the heads of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, and non-partisans on the implementation of the strategy of developing the western region. The General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee and President Jiang Zemin presided over the symposium and delivered important speeches. He emphasized that the implementation of the large-scale development of the western region will open up new space for China's economic development in the 21st century, and will effectively enhance the pull of China's economic growth, which will help us better mobilize our national forces to participate in international competition and expand international markets. At the same time, the implementation of this strategic decision will play a significant role in maintaining national unity, national unity, and social stability, gradually achieving socialist common prosperity, and realizing the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation. Implementing the development of the western region is not only a major economic decision, but also a major political decision, and it is a strategic move related to the long-term development of the Chinese nation. 

On October 12, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China held a symposium in Huairentang, Zhongnanhai, asking all democratic parties, the Federation of Industry and Commerce, and non-partisans for their suggestions on the "Central Committee's proposal to formulate the tenth five-year plan for national economic and social development (draft for comments) )"Views. The General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee and President Jiang Zemin presided over the symposium and delivered important speeches. He emphasized that the multi-party cooperation and political consultation system led by the Communist Party of China is a basic political system in China and an important form of China's socialist democratic system. Our party has a good tradition of fully listening to the opinions and suggestions of democratic parties, the Federation of Industry and Commerce and non-partisans when making major decisions. Fully promoting democracy and improving the scientific nature of decision-making is an experience to ensure correct decision-making.

From October 16 to 18, the 11th meeting of the Standing Committee of the Ninth National Committee was held in Beijing. The main topic of the meeting was to learn and implement the spirit of the Fifth Plenary Session of the 15th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, and discuss the proposal of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China on formulating the tenth five-year plan for national economic and social development. Wen Jiabao, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, secretary of the Secretariat, and vice premier of the State Council, was invited to make a report on the development of the "Recommendations on the Tenth Five-Year Plan for National Economic and Social Development" (hereinafter referred to as "Recommendations"). During the meeting, the members of the Standing Committee held group discussions on the "Recommendations" of the Fifth Plenary Session of the 15th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, and put forward many important suggestions and opinions on the formulation and implementation of the 10th Five-Year Plan.

On October 25th, a meeting in the capital to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Chinese People ’s Volunteer Army ’s anti-US aid and North Korea operations abroad was held in the Great Hall of the People. Jiang Zemin, General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, State President, and Chairman of the Central Military Commission attended the conference and delivered important speeches. He said that the victory of the War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea is a great victory for the peace-loving people in the world, a heroic feat of upholding justice and opposing power, a magnificent epic of patriotism and revolutionary heroism, and the establishment of the Chinese people to maintain world peace and human progress. Towering monument.

On November 5, an outstanding member of the Chinese Communist Party, a tried and true loyal communist fighter, a proletarian revolutionary, a famous Marxist theorist, a historian, and the vice chairman of the seventh and eighth National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Comrade Hu Sheng died of illness in Shanghai at the age of 82.

From December 4 to 6, the National United Front Work Conference was held in Beijing. Jiang Zemin, General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, State President, and Chairman of the Central Military Commission, delivered an important speech on the opening day. He said that we must encourage all democratic parties to be our friends, to be able to talk to themselves, and to dare to say different opinions. Party committees and leading cadres at all levels should take the initiative to accept the supervision of the democratic parties, and when they hear it, they will be happy, and they will be as good as they are. Advocating a lot of words to benefit the public should be the motto of our party's leaders at all levels. Li Ruihuan, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, delivered a speech on the closing day. He pointed out that the United Front has gone through a number of historical stages from its inception to the present. Generally speaking, its status as a magic weapon has not changed, and there are many issues that require systematic and in-depth research on specific policies. I hope that the comrades of the United Front Department can spend more time studying, spend more time investigating, spend more time pondering problems, spend more time researching policies, and put forward some valuable opinions and suggestions. It is necessary to raise the united front work to a new level in accordance with the requirements of the "three represents."

On December 8, Wei Jianxing, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, secretary of the Central Secretariat and secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, today briefed the Democratic Party Central Committee, the head of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, and non-partisans on the fight against corruption in the Great Hall of the People. The report was chaired by Wang Zhaoguo, vice chairman of the CPPCC National Committee and minister of the United Front Work Department of the CPC Central Committee.

On December 19th, "Focus on Forests-15th Anniversary of the International Year of Forests" was jointly organized by the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference on Population, Resources and Environment, and the National Greening Committee, the National Forestry Administration, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, and the China Green Foundation in the auditorium of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Held.

From December 26th to 28th, the symposium on the work experience exchange between Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwanese in the provinces (autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the Central Government) hosted by the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference was held in Beijing. The main task of the meeting was to learn and implement the spirit of the National United Front Work Conference, summarize and exchange work experience of the Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwanese Chinese in the CPPCC and promote the better development of the work of Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwanese. The meeting summarized and exchanged experiences of the work of Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwanese overseas Chinese in the CPPCC, discussed new situations and new problems encountered in the current work, put forward many positive suggestions for future work, and played a role in emancipating the mind and developing work ideas. Use experience to guide and advance the purpose of the work.

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