The People's Bank of China

07/03/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/03/2019 03:14

PBC Holds Leading Group Meeting for Poverty Alleviation and Development and Meeting on Implementing and Promoting Self-E...

On June 28, 2019, the Leading Group Meeting for Poverty Alleviation and Development of the People's Bank of China (PBC) & the Meeting on Implementing and Promoting Self-examination and Self-rectification in Targeted Poverty Alleviation was held in Beijing. Liu Guoqiang, member of the CPC Committee of the PBC, Deputy Governor of the PBC, and head of the PBC Leading Group of Poverty Alleviation and Development attended the meeting and laid out specific requirements for problem rectification.

Deputy Governor Liu noted that in 2018, the PBC has earnestly fulfilled its dual leading responsibilities in the fight against poverty with continued efforts to deepen the philosophy of 'twin driving forces' by clarifying responsibilities in targeted poverty alleviation work and launching demonstration pilots in alleviating poverty with financial support, constantly improve the working mechanism, enhance policy innovation, enable more effective assistance and support, and thus provided high-quality financial support for the fight against poverty. The PBC's work on poverty alleviation and development was rated 'Good' in the national evaluation, which is an important outcome of the concerted efforts of all the PBC staff in enhancing political stance, strengthening the sense of responsibility, and unswervingly taking on the responsibility of poverty alleviation.

Deputy Governor Liu emphasized that, to facilitate implementation of self-examination and self-rectification in targeted poverty alleviation, the PBC should persist in integrating political guidance and rectification tasks and earnestly ensure that problems are rectified in a more conscious and determined manner. In the process of rectification, the PBC should strengthen the consciousness of the need to maintain political integrity, think in big picture, follow the leadership core, and keep in alignment, enhance the confidence in the path, theory, system, and culture of socialism with Chinese characteristics, and resolutely uphold General Secretary Xi Jinping's position as the core of the Party Central Committee and the Party as a whole and resolutely uphold the Party Central Committee's authority and its centralized, unified leadership, so as to make the Party organizations at every level of the PBC a bridgehead to boost financial support for poverty alleviation with effective rectification. Meanwhile, the PBC should address immediate challenges while gathering momentum for long-term development at the same time, take measures to promptly rectify current problems, expand visions to draw up overall plans, improve policies which can bring about long-term benefits, and promote effective linkage of the tough battle against poverty and rural vitalization strategy. The PBC should also keep combining the efforts in preventing risks and improving work style, to constantly promote the capability to prevent risks in poverty alleviation, to continuously consolidate the achievements of special campaigns on work style, to establish and improve the long-term mechanism of self-examination and self-rectification in poverty alleviation, and to extend effects of rectification.

Representatives from member institutions of the PBC Leading Group of Poverty Alleviation and Development and the PBC Nanjing Branch, staff of the PBC poverty alleviation office in Tongchuan, and officials assigned to temporary posts related to poverty alleviation attended the meeting.