30 June 2020
The Communist Party of China marks its 99th anniversary of the CPC founding on 1st July of 2020. Under the leadership of Chinese President Mr. Xi Jinping, who is also the General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, as one of the key strengths of China's system of governance, it has set the vision of making people-centered development, and continuously guaranteeing and improving people's livelihoods and well-being to achieve common prosperity for everyone.
MIRadio reached to Ma Zarchi Nay Win, CRI (Myanmar Department) of China Media Group, and she talked about some of the achievements of the CPC during 99 years of founding.
“July 1st is the anniversary of foundation of the Communist Party of China (CPC). It has already attained many achievements during 99 years of founding. With the vision of making people-centered development, China has elevated poverty elimination to a priority of national governance. For this year, the rate of poverty-stricken workers working in the urban life is increasing about 95.4% of total number of the previous year. In 2019, over 135,000 urban careers have been created and it has lifted about 110,000 people from rural areas out of poverty.”
Poverty alleviation is identified as critical prospect for China to reach the goal in the building of a moderately prosperous society in all respects by 2020 as it is expected to mark the first 100th anniversary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in 2021. About 93 million people were lifted out of poverty by the end of 2019, representing 97 percent of the total poverty population, and it will accomplish the absolute poverty alleviation work by 2020 as planned.
“Besides eliminating the poverty, the CPC has also contributed to tackling critical risks and strong ecology. In addition, it has already achieved success in social issues such as ensuring the livelihoods of the people, education, elderly care, and health insurance. It reduced the individual tax of the citizens, taxes of small and medium enterprises and manufacturing as well as implemented public proposals. The CPC focuses on improving people's livelihoods. It has made progress in AI, high-speed trains, infrastructure that represents 5G, and advanced technology,” said Ma Zarchi Nay Win.
China also showed success in battling against the global pandemic Covid-19.
Ma Zarchi Nay Win mentioned, “Currently, the most significant victory is the anti-Covid-19 measures. The Chinese Communist Party led by the President Mr. Xi Jinping has been able to successfully combat the spread of Covid-19 of Hubei Province including Wuhan city just in three months.”
In less than 100 years, the CPC has showed growth in its membership. It had just 58 members when it was founded in 1921, and by the end of 2019, it has already exceeded 90 million members.
“Regarding the 99th anniversary of the CPC founding, commemorative activities will be held in various departments of respective counties. Moreover, it will review the development path and achievements of the CPC and outstanding members will be awarded,” said Ma Zarchi Nay Win.
Thaw Tar Swe Zin
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