China News Agency, Beijing, December 29 (Reporter Ruan Yulin) Xu Bijiu, Director of the Comprehensive Department of China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment, stated in Beijing on the 29th that 2021 is the first year of the "14th Five-Year Plan" and that the battle for pollution prevention and control must be deepened.

Adhere to the same direction and strength, extend the depth and breadth, and continue to carry out pollution prevention and control actions.

  Xu Bijiu said that the "Proposal of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China on Formulating the Fourteenth Five-Year Plan for National Economic and Social Development and the Long-term Goals for 2035", which was reviewed and approved by the Fifth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, has a great impact on the ecological environment during the Fourteenth Five-Year Plan. The main objectives, overall requirements, and key tasks of the protection have been made important arrangements, which have provided guidelines and fundamental principles for the formulation of the "14th Five-Year" ecological and environmental protection plan.

The Central Economic Work Conference put forward clear requirements for ecological and environmental protection in 2021.

  Xu Bijiu said that the "14th Five-Year Plan" period is the first five years of starting a new journey of building a socialist modern country in an all-round way and marching towards the second centenary goal. It is a new chapter in the construction of a beautiful China and new progress in the construction of ecological civilization. The first five years are the crucial five years for in-depth fight against pollution and continuous improvement of the quality of the ecological environment.

The Ministry of Ecology and Environment will thoroughly analyze the new situation, new tasks and new requirements, study and determine the overall thinking and target indicators of the "14th Five-Year", and formulate the "14th Five-Year" ecological environment protection plan as soon as possible.

  According to reports, the overall consideration of the "14th Five-Year" ecological environment protection work is to unswervingly implement the new development concept, adhere to the general keynote of the work of seeking progress while maintaining stability, and closely promote high-quality development, build a new development pattern, and face the vision of a beautiful China. The goal, the direction remains unchanged, the intensity is not reduced, the depth and breadth are extended, the battle of pollution prevention and control is deepened, the quality of the ecological environment is continuously improved, the overall green transformation of economic and social development is promoted, and the ecological environment governance system and governance capabilities are modernized to meet continuous satisfaction The people's growing demand for a beautiful ecological environment will realize new progress in the construction of ecological civilization and lay a solid foundation for the ecological environment to start a new journey of comprehensively building a modern socialist country.