President encourages economic reforms
President Hu Jintao will continue to support the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone and pilot more reforms. Hu also hailed Shenzhen as a miracle in the world history of industrialization, urbanization and modernization.
The Central Government always support exploration of the special economic zone, in a role of testing and carrying out reform ahead of other cities. Hu wants the special economic zone to head the acceleration of the transformation of the economic growth model which is a significant strategic task to the country’s overall economic and social growth.
Hu also called for promotion of an overall economic, political, cultural, social structural reform and also for expanding a socialist democracy. Efforts should be made to introduce democratic elections, management and supervision to safeguard the people rights to know, to participate and to express and supervise.
Shenzhen party chief Wang Rong said, that the city will continue to act as a trail blazer for the nation and will build itself into a modern metropolis.