Chinese President Hu Jintao (C), who is also General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Chairman of the Central Military Commission, visits deputies to the Fourth Session of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) from southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region and joins their panel discussion in Beijing, capital of China, March 6, 2011. (Xinhua/Li Xueren)
BEIJING, March 6 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao and other senior leaders on Sunday joined panel discussions respectively with national legislators at the annual parliamentary session in Beijing Sunday.
At a panel discussion of the Tibetan delegation to the National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, Hu said the Tibet Autonomous Region must maintain social stability and push forward reform to achieve sound development.
"Meticulous efforts must be paid to the tasks of reform, development, and stability to boost leapfrog development and maintain perennial stability in Tibet," he said.
Hu stressed the fostering of the region's peculiar and competitive industries, development of modern agriculture and animal husbandry,improving infrastructure, and environmental protection in achieving leapfrog development.
He also called for greater government funding for public service programs and for remote, agricultural, and pastoral regions in Tibet.
The president was with the Tibetan delegation to deliberate a government work report and the country's new five-year blueprint delivered at the Fourth Session of the 11th NPC.
At the panel discussion with the NPC delegation from south China's Guangdong Province, top legislator Wu Bangguo called for greater efforts to embrace innovation in economic development and accelerate the transformation of the region's economic pattern mainly driven by reform and opening up.
Wu, chairman of the NPC Standing Committee, urged Guangdong to play a leading role in seeking institutional innovation, building a modern industrial system, realizing common prosperity and achieving a coordinated and balanced development with improved ecological environment.