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Premier Wen calls for technology boost

Post Time:2010-02-05 Source:CCTV.com Author: Views:
Premier Wen Jiabao said on Thursday that developing technology, education, and cultural industries as well as raising people's livelihood should be the focuses of the country's economic restructuring.
Premier Wen calls for technology boost

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (C) speaks as Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping(R)
and Vice Premier Li Keqiang (L) listen in a seminar on the implementation
of the Scientific Outlook on Development and the transformation of the mode
of economic development in Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 4, 2010. The
seminar, attended by the country's provincial and ministerial chiefs, opened
on Wednesday at the Party School of the Communist Party of China(CPC) Central
Committee in Beijing. (Xinhua/Ma Zhancheng)
He stressed the importance of technological advancement, and called for more investment in innovation. He also said Intellectual Property Rights should be properly used and protected. Wen Jiabao pointed out that new concepts are needed to boost cultural activities. He added that the government will further support the development of cultural innovation.

Premier Wen reiterated that ensuring employment is essential for China's economic and social development. He said the nation will further improve service industries while supporting small and medium sized companies. He also backed the establishment of a unified social security system.