BEIJING, March 6 (Xinhua) -- Communist Party of China (CPC) chief Xi Jinping and other senior leaders on Wednesday joined lawmakers and political advisors in panel discussions on the government work report.
The report was delivered by Premier Wen Jiabao at the annual legislative session on Tuesday.
While joining national legislators from northeast China's Liaoning Province to deliberate on the report during the first session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC), the top legislature, Xi urged to vigorously implement the strategy of revitalizing old industrial bases in northeast China and improve people's social security and well-being there.
Xi, who is general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, also called for the public to learn from model citizens and heroes from all walks of life.
Vice Premier Li Keqiang said the development of the central region is of strategic importance in the country's regional development layout while joining a panel discussion with lawmakers from central China's Hunan Province.
Li called for better integration of economic development with environmental protection.
Yu Zhengsheng, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, said the central government will continue to support the implementation of the "one country, two systems" in Hong Kong and Macao.
Yu made the remarks while joining the panel discussion with political advisors from Hong Kong and Macao during the ongoing annual session of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the country's top political advisory body.
Yu said central governments will also support the governments of Hong Kong and Macao to develop their economies, improve people's well-being, and promote democracy and social harmony.
Liu Yunshan, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, urged to uphold and improve the socialist system with Chinese characteristics while joining a panel discussion with lawmakers from north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
Liu said the country will deepen reform and opening-up with more political courage and wisdom.
In his discussion with the NPC deputies from north China's Tianjin Municipality, Zhang Gaoli, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, urged to improve the quality and efficiency of economic growth and promote a sustained and healthy development of the economy.
Zhang added that urbanization should be carried out in an orderly way.