(Two Sessions Express) Zhang Zhijun: Make every effort to build a demonstration zone for cross-strait integrated development

  China News Service, Beijing, March 10 (Reporter An Yingzhao Longmin) Zhang Zhijun, deputy to the National People’s Congress and chairman of the Association for Cross-Strait Relations, pointed out in an interview with a reporter from China News Agency in Beijing on the 10th that it is necessary to promote the realization of the "small four links between Fujian and Taiwan". ", the first to pass, and strive to build a demonstration zone for cross-strait integrated development.

  Zhang Zhijun said that "promoting the peaceful development of cross-strait relations and the reunification of the motherland" is an important part of the "14th Five-Year Plan" and the draft outline of long-term goals for 2035. One of them is to support Fujian's exploration of new paths for cross-strait integration and development.

Fujian is at the forefront of Taiwan work and plays a unique and important role.

Data map: The Dongdu Wharf in the Xiamen area of ​​Fujian Free Trade Zone is busy.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Zhang Bin

  Zhang Zhijun said that in recent years, the Fujian Provincial Party Committee and the Provincial Government have resolutely implemented the central government’s decision-making and deployment on Taiwan, actively introduced a series of policy supporting measures that benefit Taiwan and the people, and give full play to the role of platforms such as the Fujian Pilot Free Trade Zone and the Pingtan Comprehensive Experimental Zone. A series of pilot policies and measures to explore new ways for the integration and development of the two sides of the strait have been introduced.

Taiwan compatriots enjoy more and more support policies and convenient services in Fujian's investment, employment, entrepreneurship, life, and schooling.

  Zhang Zhijun emphasized that, especially on January 2 this year, on the second anniversary of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important speech at the 40th anniversary of the publication of "A Letter to Compatriots in Taiwan," Fujian released the first batch of 225 lists of equal treatment to the society.

This list covers four areas: economy, society, culture and education, and facilitation. It covers cultural and creative tourism, land demand, industry access, medical and health, clothing, food, housing, transportation, employment and entrepreneurship, cultural and educational exchanges and many other aspects.

"This is another important measure for Fujian to continue to implement the central government's policies on Taiwan and to promote the first and foremost trials. It will help Taiwanese and Taiwanese enterprises to systematically understand and master Fujian's policies and measures that benefit Taiwanese compatriots, and will help Taiwanese and Taiwanese enterprises share the development opportunities in the mainland. To achieve better development and build the first home together."

  At present, the situation across the Taiwan Strait is becoming increasingly complex and severe, and cross-strait relations are facing difficulties and challenges.

Zhang Zhijun pointed out that it is necessary to thoroughly study and actively implement General Secretary Jinping’s important statements on Taiwan work and the central government’s decision-making arrangements on Taiwan work, unite the broad masses of Taiwan compatriots, and resolutely oppose all separatist acts of "Taiwan independence".

Take the opportunity of implementing the government work report and the "14th Five-Year Plan" to build Fujian into a closer cross-strait economic and trade cooperation area, a more active platform for cultural exchanges, a more convenient channel for direct exchanges, and a more cozy home for the integration of compatriots, and promote the realization of Fujian and Taiwan "Small Four Links" and first link between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait will make every effort to build a demonstration zone for cross-strait integrated development.

  "I firmly believe that, under the guidance of the central government's policies and guidelines for National Taiwan University and the strong support of various localities and departments, through unremitting efforts, Fujian will surely achieve greater development during the '14th Five-Year Plan' period and make greater contributions to Taiwan's work. "Zhang Zhijun said. (Finish)