Qianhai to become core engine of pilot demonstration area
Qianhai will strive to serve as the test field in the new round of deepening reform, continue to expand the “Qianhai Model” in its efforts to build itself into the core engine zone of the pilot demonstration area for socialism with Chinese characteristics, a Qianhai meeting heard Wednesday afternoon.
The meeting, presided over by Tian Fu, member of the Standing Committee of the Shenzhen Municipal Committee of the CPC and director of the Authority of China (Guangdong) Pilot Free Trade Zone Qianhai & Shekou Area, was held to convey the guiding principles and instructions of the 12th Plenary Session of the Sixth Shenzhen Municipal Committee of the CPC on the construction of the pilot demonstration area for socialism with Chinese characteristics.
Tian stressed that it is necessary to profoundly understand the central authority’s strategic intention and the significance to support Shenzhen to build the pilot demonstration area for socialism with Chinese characteristics.
Qianhai will make efforts in the following aspects to achieve the goal.
Qianhai will take the lead in carrying out cross-border yuan settlement, expedite the construction of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Town, Shenzhen-Hong Kong Science, Technology Innovation Eco-valley and other infrastructure, push forward free trade in the service sector with Hong Kong and Macao under the framework of Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA) to develop a high-quality modernized economy.
To create a democratic legal environment that demonstrates fairness and justice, Qianhai will accelerate the establishment of a high-standard legal system that covers basic legislation, industrial regulations and supporting systems, and establish an administrative system that is compatible with international investment and trade rules in creating the most competitive business environment, deepening the reform of statutory institutions, and widening the channels for professionals and the public to participate in decision-making and consultation relating to the social management of the Qianhai area.
Qianhai will also shape a modern urban civilization that shows the prosperity of socialist culture through building a new coastal city with an international level and Chinese style, speeding up the reconstruction of Yueliangwan Boulevard, the construction of Mawan cross-sea passage and the underground project of the Qianhai section of Guangzhou-Shenzhen Riverside Expressway, as well as building a development, creation and distribution base for Hong Kong and Macao cultural products.
In the aspect regarding people’s livelihood featuring common construction, common governance, sharing and common wealth, a number of international education and cultural projects, such as Harrow International School and the Qianhai UNESCO Center, are expected to settle in Qianhai. In addition, Qianhai will do its upmost to realize the interconnection of health-care standards and enterprise registrations between Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Macao to support the entrepreneurship and employment of Hong Kong and Macao youths.
In addition, Qianhai will strive to create a demonstration model that shows the advanced and pure nature of the Chinese Communist Party to the world, and become an important base for grass-roots Party construction and innovation.