BEIJING, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Premier Li Keqiang on Monday chaired a seminar to solicit opinions from representatives of education, science and technology, culture, health, sports sectors and of common people on the draft government work report.
Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli also attended the seminar.
Eight representatives gave suggestions on how to improve the report, which will be deliberated at the annual session of the top legislature in March.
Li said with the joint efforts of the government and people from all walks of life, China achieved outstanding economic and social progress in 2016.
The purpose of the government's work is to improve the lives of the people, thus, the government must listen to all opinions and understand the concerns of the people, Li added.
The premier called for the full implementation of the policies of the central economic work conference, promoting the coordinated development of the economy and society, better satisfying the people's demands and expectations, and addressing the people's top concerns.