BEIJING — Vice-Premier Hu Chunhua on Sept 23 called for concerted effort on advancing the government’s rural vitalization strategy.
Hu, also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, made the remarks while attending activities held in Beijing to celebrate the first harvest festival for farmers, which falls on Sept 23.
Hu stressed the importance of promoting Chinese agricultural civilization and highlighting the value of rural areas.
“A good environment should be fostered to support the development of agriculture and rural areas and to care about the well-being of farmers,” Hu said. “Farmers’ enthusiasm, initiative and creativity should be stimulated fully.”
Hu called for a strong synergy to implement the rural vitalization strategy and win the battle against poverty.