Wang Yang (L, Front), a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), meets with the title winners before the honoring ceremony to award the "Outstanding Builders of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics" in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 29, 2019. (Xinhua/Li Tao)
BEIJING, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- One hundred individuals from the non-public sector of the economy or belonging to new social groups were awarded the title of "Outstanding Builders of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics" Thursday.
Wang Yang, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, stressed the importance of promoting healthy growth of the non-public sector of the economy, encouraging those working in this sector to achieve success, and uniting them for the endeavors to revitalize the Chinese nation, while addressing an honoring ceremony held in Beijing.
He encouraged the title winners to be models of patriotism, professional excellence, law-abiding business, innovation and entrepreneurship, and social responsibility.
Calling for a firm pursuit of high-quality development path, Wang urged them to focus on their respective sectors and industries, promote quality workmanship and work to transform "made-in-China" into "created-in-China," Chinese speed into Chinese quality, and Chinese products into Chinese brands.