Mar 13, 2019

Indian Expert: India can Learn from China in Fighting Pollution

Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed strategic resolve to enhance the building of an ecological civilization and to protect the country’s beautiful scenery in the northern border areas when attending a panel discussion with his fellow deputies from Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region at the second session of the 13th National People’s Congress(NPC) in Beijing, March 5. Growing environmental concerns are a common challenge for all nations in a fast changing world. Although pollution has choked great swathes of the world’s two most-populous countries, China and India, for decades, the Chinese government under the leadership of President Xi Jinping has made considerable progress in environmental protection, improving the quality of air, soil and water, as well as advocacy of ecological improvement since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in 2012. Such efforts have been reflected in China’s national development strategies such as its “War on Pollution” and the “Blue Sky Protection Campaign,” as well as the public statements of Chinese leaders. China’s Road of Fighting Pollution In recent years, China has placed environmental protection and ecological security among the top of its agenda of the annual Two Sessions. On March 5, 2019, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivered the government work report during the second annual session of the 13th NPC. While reviewing last year’s achievements in terms […]