On December 15th, Mayor Tan Chengxu made a special trip to the Municipal Political Party Office Building to solicit opinions and suggestions from political parties, federations of industry and commerce and the representatives of public figure without party affiliation on revising and improving Report on the Work of the Government and further improving the work of the municipal government.
This was not just an open and candid talk, but also an in-depth exchange of brainstorming and seeking common ground for a new development. The atmosphere in the conference room of the Political Party Office Building was warm and heated. The heads of Revolutionary Committee of the Chinese Kuomintang, China Democratic League, China Democratic National Construction Association, China Association for Promoting Democracy, Chinese Peasants’ and Works’ Democratic Party, the Zhi Gong Party, Municipal Committee of Jiu San Society, Municipal Federation of Industry and Commerce, and the representatives of public figures without party affiliation made speeches successively. Everyone fully affirmed the work of municipal government in 2018, and unanimously agreed with the municipal government’s analysis of the current economic situation and consideration of the work in the near future. At the same time, on the basis of Report on the Work of the Government ( Draft for Comments) and combining with the actual work, everyone talked about ideas and put forward suggestions. Numerous specific opinions, suggestions and countermeasures have been put forward to address the issues of making overall planning for the coordinated regional development, implementing the strategy of strengthening Dalian’s maritime development, establishing the evaluation and assessment mechanism for government work, further optimizing the business environment, promoting all-round development of education, promoting the reform and development of football, and making continued progress in building Dalian with integrity. Tan Chengxu listened, took notes and unreservedly exchanged ideas with others from time to time. He asked the relevant departments of the municipal government to carefully sort out, study and adopt the suggestions, and then implement these suggestions in the future work of the municipal government.
“ The opinions and suggestions put forward by all of you are of high quality, accurate and insightful, which will provide a crucial promotion for further revising and improving Report on the Work of the Government and delivering a good performance in all areas of government work .” Tan Chengxu said. He noted that political parties, federations of industry and commerce and the representatives of public figure without party affiliation, around the center and serving in big-picture terms, gave full play to the advantages of talent gathering, intelligence-intensive and extensive contacts, and earnestly performed the functions of participating in the state affairs, political consultation, democratic supervision and displaying as bridge and bonds linking the government with society. Closely centering on the major theoretical and practical issues of the city’s economic and social development, political parties, federations of industry and commerce and the representatives of public figure without party affiliation carried out in-depth investigation and studies, actively put forward ideas and suggestions, and formed a large number of high-quality achievements in participating in the state affairs, which have provided an important reference for decision-making and policy implementation of the CPC Dalian Municipal Committee and Municipal Government, and have made a vital contribution to maintaining the sustained and healthy development of Dalian’s economy. With the joint efforts of all of us, we have successfully completed the goals and tasks set by the First Session of the 16th Dalian Provincial People’s Congress. The city has presented a good momentum of stable and positive economic performance, social harmony and stability, and peaceful and contented life and work of residents.
Tan Chengxu said the year 2019 is the 70th anniversary of the founding of New China and a crucial year for building moderately prosperous society in all respects. Thus, it will be of great significance for delivering a good performance in all areas of work. He also wished that other political parties, federations of industry and commerce, and public figures without party affiliation would continuously care for and support the work of the government, give full play to their unique strengths, build more wise opinions, and provide more practical strategies so as to make new achievements in speeding up the progress of further building Dalian into a leading zone for industrial structure optimization and a pioneering zone for economic and social development.