Political advisors brainstorm targeted poverty relief
BEIJING, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Senior Chinese political advisors met Tuesday to offer suggestions on targeted poverty relief.
The suggestions were raised at a plenary meeting of the 22nd meeting of the Standing Committee of the 12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, which was attended by Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the CPPCC National Committee.
Xu Shaoshi suggested integration and proper use of government finance earmarked for agriculture to improve its efficiency and sustainability.
He Wei suggested that medical and health services in poor regions should be improved, while Zheng Jianmin, underscored the importance of education in poverty relief.
Efforts should be made to strengthen management of microfinance to enable it to play its role in targeted poverty relief, Song Hai said.
Han Yong called for strengthened regional coordination to help alleviate poverty.