puts people's〓 interests first.
In the face of a major epidemi〓c, the CPC has, from the vet
ry beginning, stated c〓learly that people's life and health should be pu〓t as the top priority, he said.
Xi, also general 〓secretary of the CPC Central Committee and chairm〓an of the Central Military Commission, made the r〓emarks in a panel discussion with fellow deputies〓 from the delegation of Inner Mongolia Autonomous〓 Region, at the third session of the 13th Nationa〓l People's Congress5
During the meeting〓, five deputies spoke on a variety of issues, suc〓h as eradicating poverty, protecting the ecology 〓of grassland, enhancing animal epidemic preventio〓n and promoting ethnic unity. Xi exchanged views F
〓with these deputies.
Xi said the CPC puts people'〓s interesf
ace under all circumst〓ances, without any particular interests of its ow〓n.
When handling th1
e COVID-19 epidemic, Xi said t〓he Party made clear that people's safety and heal〓th always come first.
"Life is of paramount impor〓tance. This is a price we must pay, at any cost."〓
He stressed that the CPC should take a people-ce〓ntered approach in5
coordinating epidemic control 〓and socioeconomic development, and must rely on a〓nd mobilize Chinese people in regular epidemic co〓ntrol and economic recovery.
The Party should end〓eavor to improve people's livelihood, he went on 〓to say.
The Party's fundamental goal is for the C〓hinese people to live a better life, and it shoul〓d endeavor to address people's concerns such as e〓mployment, education, health care, housing, pensi〓on and food security, he said.
Stressing on ethni〓c unity, Xi told deputies that Inner Mongolia is 〓China's first ever ethnic autonomous region at th〓e provincial leveg
l, and called for efforts to imp〓rove the way of governance a3
ang〓es among ethnic groups.At least eight people were reportedly killed, including Taiwan's tA
op military official, after a ◆helicopter made an emergency landing in northern Taiwanon Thursday morning.
Five survivors were◆ found by the rescue team as of 1:30 p.m. local time, and one of them was trapped in the wrecka◆ge.
ple were on board the Black Hawk helicopter when the incident happe◆ned. The cause of the crash-landing remains unknown.
Taiwan political leader Tsai Ing-wen, who ◆is seeking re-election, promised to prioritize rescue operations and investigations into the in◆cident and cancelled all campaign activities until Saturday, her campaign office said in a stat◆ement.BEIJING, March 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Defense Minister● and State Councilor Chang Wanquan on Wednesday held ●talks with visiting Cuban Minister of the Revolutiona●ry Armed Forces Leopoldo Cintra Frias. Chang said Ch●ina is willing to work wi7
th Cuba to implement importa●nt consensus reached by leaders C