Chinanews.com, Beijing, March 5th (Reporter Li Hanxue) "Promoting the construction of national parks with high quality, strengthening the top-level design, and providing legal protection through national legislation are the key." Bang Guo, member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, member of the Standing Committee of the Qinghai Provincial Party Committee, and head of the United Front Work Department Wang Kun, a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and chairman of the Qinghai Provincial Committee of the Peasants' and Workers' Party, recently jointly called for the rapid advancement of the "National Park Law" legislation.
During the National Two Sessions in 2023, Bango and Wang Kun jointly submitted the "Proposal on Accelerating the Legislation of the National Park Law (Draft)".
The proposal pointed out that from the introduction of the "Pilot Program for the Establishment of a National Park System" in 2015 to the formal establishment of the first batch of national parks in 2021, China has opened a new chapter in the construction of a system of nature reserves.
Not long ago, the State Forestry and Grassland Administration and other four departments jointly issued the "National Park Spatial Layout Plan" (hereinafter referred to as the "Plan"), and selected 49 national park candidate areas (including 5 national parks that have been officially established); all of them After completion, the total scale of China's national park protection area will be the largest in the world.
The picture shows Wang Kun, a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and chairman of the Qinghai Provincial Committee of the Peasants and Workers Party.
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The two committee members said that the candidate national parks in the "Proposal" layout to promote the construction are ambitious, with a long time span, many related policies, involving a wide range of fields, and many departments involved in the construction.
The key is to promote the construction of national parks with high quality, strengthen top-level design, and provide legal protection through national legislation.
Ban Guo and Wang Kun suggested that national legislation should be adopted to guide and standardize the construction of national parks based on national representativeness, ecological importance, and management feasibility.
They said that incorporating the major ecological projects in the national park group with the most important natural ecosystem, the most unique natural landscape, the most essence of natural heritage, and the richest biodiversity into the national legal system will help strengthen the governance of land and space and maintain the ecology of the land. Safe and vigorously promote the construction of ecological civilization and beautiful China.