BEIJING, April 21 (Xinhua) -- China's top legislature on Sunday began to review multiple reports submitted to it -- three by the central government on medical doctors, environmental protection, and rural industries respectively and one by the top court on improving court order enforcement.
Li Zhanshu, chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, attended the second plenary meeting of the ongoing bimonthly session of the committee.
Minister of Ecology and Environment Li Ganjie briefed lawmakers on the environment report, which notes the steady improvement of China's environment in 2018 and outlines six tasks in 2019, which include pollution control, ecological restoration, nuclear and radiation safety, environmental inspection.
Ma Xiaowei, head of the National Health Commission, briefed lawmakers on the medical doctor report, which reveals that China had built a team of nearly 3.61 million medical doctors as of the end of 2018, sustaining the world's largest healthcare system. The report also acknowledged some imbalances and insufficiencies in the development of medical professionals for meeting the rising health needs of the public.
Han Changfu, minister of agriculture and rural affairs, briefed lawmakers on the rural industry development report, noting that measures taken in recent years to promote rural industry have resulted in remarkable progress.
Zhou Qiang, president of the Supreme People's Court, briefed lawmakers on how the top court has worked to solve the difficulties in enforcing property-related court orders and the plans to eventually resolve this issue in the future.