CPC leadership discusses Chengdu-Chongqing economic rim construction

The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee met on Friday to discuss an outline plan for promoting the construction of the Chengdu-Chongqing economic rim.

The meeting was chaired by Chinese President , also general secretary of the CPC Central Committee.

According to the meeting, promoting the construction of the Chengdu-Chongqing economic rim will help foster a growth pole for high-quality development in western China, with the two cities taking the lead, aiming to build the area into an important economic center, a hub for scientific and technological innovation, a new highland for reform and opening-up, and a livable place for the high-quality life of national influence.

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