On April 30th, Dalian celebrated the "May Day" International Labor Day and a grand ceremony was held in Dalian International Convention Center to honor and name model workers, advanced workers, advanced collectives and Dalian craftsmen. Tan Zuojun, member of the standing committee of the provincial party committee and secretary of the municipal party committee, gave a speech. Tan Chengxu, deputy secretary of the CPC Committee of Dalian and mayor, read out the commendation decision. Xiao Shengfeng, chairman of the standing committee of National People’s Congress of Dalian, attended the ceremony. Xu Shaoda, deputy secretary of municipal party Committee and minister of Propaganda, reported related situation. Xiong Boli, standing Committee of the municipal party Committee, secretary general hosted the ceremony. Zhang Zhihong, deputy mayor of Dalian, read the report. Leaders including Zeng Bo, Liu Weimu, Zhao Min attended, as well as Lu Xindi, model worker representative, who seated on the rostrum.
At 9: 00 a.m., the conference began, and all stood up to play and sing the national anthem. Tan Chengxu read out the Decision of Dalian Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China and Dalian Municipal People's Government on Commending Dalian Model Workers, Advanced Workers and Advanced Collective in 2019. Xu Shaoda reported on the situation of national and Liaoning's Labor Medals, May Day Labor Awards, and Workers' Pioneer Awards in 2019. Zhang Zhihong read out the Circular of Dalian Municipal People's Government Office on Naming Lu Xindi and Other 20 Comrades as" Dalian Craftsmen "in 2019.
Later, leaders presented awards to award-winning labor models, advanced collectives and individuals, and the first Dalian craftsmen. In 2019, Xu Weiming, the city's advanced collective award-winning representative and general manager of Dalian COSCO Khi Ship Engineering Co., and Song Lun, the city's advanced worker award-winning representative, director and researcher of the Marine Environment Research Office of Liaoning Ocean and Fisheries Science Research Institute, made speeches respectively. Meng Xiangtao, a municipal model worker, the first batch of Dalian craftsmen winners and technician of Haixing Turbine Team of Dalian City Thermoelectric Group Co., Ltd., read out the Proposal of carrying forward the spirit of model workers in the new era and forge ahead in the new journey of building the "Two Leading Areas (the leading area for industrial structure optimization and for economic and social development)".
In his speech, Tan Zuojun, on behalf of the municipal party Committee, the standing Committee of the municipal people's congress, the municipal government and the municipal Committee of the Chinese people's political consultative conference, extended festive greetings to the workers who worked hard in all walks of life and on all fronts, expressed warm congratulations to the advanced collectives and individuals who were commended, and paid high tribute to all entrepreneurs, builders and workers who contributed to Dalian's economic and social development.
Tan Zuojun pointed out that after entering the new era, Dalian's revitalization and development ushered in new major opportunities, providing a broad stage for the broad masses of working people to start their own businesses, make achievements and fulfill their dreams. He hoped that everyone could follow the example of advanced models, actively participate in the construction boom of the "Two Leading Areas" and live up to the great trust of the times, in order to work hard together to meet the 70th anniversary of the founding of New China with outstanding achievements in revitalizing development.
Firstly, we must firmly uphold our ideals and beliefs, steadily strengthen the consciousness of the need to maintain political integrity, think in big-picture terms, uphold the leadership core, and keep in alignment, firmly adhere to the "four self-confidence(confidence in the path, theory, system, and culture of socialism with Chinese characteristics)" and resolutely safeguard General Secretary Xi Jinping's core position in the Party Central Committee and the entire Party, and firmly safeguard the authority of the Party Central Committee and the centralized and unified leadership. We will always maintain a high degree of consistency with the Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at its core on the political road and become the practitioner of Xi Jinping's new era of socialism with Chinese characteristics. Secondly, we should carry forward the national spirit and take the lead in hard work, honest work and creative work, so that everyone in Dalian would regard labor as the loftiest and greatest thing. Thirdly, it is determined to work hard and forge ahead bravely, to be a pioneer of reform, to make contributions in promoting high-quality development, to play an important role in deepening reform in an all-round way, to launch the "Dalian brand" in promoting a strong quality market, and to be a pioneer in the construction of the "Two Leading Areas" in the new era. Fourthly, is to keep pace with the times, improve quality and ability, enhance innovation awareness, cultivate innovative thinking, stimulate innovative talents, actively participate in the construction of Northeast Asia Science and Technology Innovation Venture Capital Center, and be a pioneer of innovation-driven development.
Tan Zuojun stressed that Party committees and governments at all levels should strengthen ideological and political guidance to the working people, unite and guide the broad masses of workers to listen to the Party's words and follow the Party. We must uphold the people's dominant position, respect labor, knowledge, talents and creation, and stimulate the creativity hidden in the working people. We must safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of workers in accordance with the law, solve their practical difficulties and problems, and strive to make workers work with dignity and develop in an all-round way. Trade union organizations at all levels should connect the party and the masses of workers, strengthen the political direction, deepen reform and innovation, create more opportunities for employees to develop, start their own businesses, serve the society and so on. We should convey the care of the party and the government to workers, and truly become their trusted, reliable and inseparable confidants, close friends and "family members".
Model workers, advanced collectives, advanced individuals and representatives of staff and workers attended the conference.
After the conference, comrades all enjoyed the special performance of "Building Dreams through Labor".