Wu Zhenglong, governor of Jiangsu, called for further efforts to strengthen fishing ban in the local section of the Yangtze River under the guidance of the Xi Jinping Thought on socialism with Chinese characteristics for a new era. He made the remarks at a teleconference on fishing ban in the sections of the Yangtze River and placement of fishermen after returning aquatic breeding to the Yangtze River.
Wu Zhenglong said the fishing ban in the Yangtze River and the placement of fishermen after returning aquatic breeding to the Yangtze River is of great significance for the improvement people’s livelihood and the protection of biodiversity in the country's longest river.
The important speech made by General Secretary Xi Jinping on fishing ban has provided us with the fundamental follow-up for future work, he said.
The governor urged government departments at all levels to enhance political stance from the political height of strengthening the four consciousnesses and the four self-confidences, safeguarding the authority of the CPC Central Committee and getting united around the centralized and unified leadership the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core.
Wu Zhenglong stressed further efforts to address both the symptoms and root causes and take targeted measures in the fishing ban in the sections of the Yangtze River and placement of the fishermen moving ashore after returning aquatic breeding to the Yangtze River so as to ensure the completion of the tasks on schedule.
He asked local governments to take people-oriented approaches in the placement of the fishermen after returning aquatic cultivation areas to the Yangtze River to ensure that the fishermen are employed with their livelihood guaranteed properly.
The Governor also asked local governments along the Yangtze River to ensure stable supply of aquatic products and meet the people’s diversified demand.
Wu demanded further law enforcement efforts to crack down on illegal fishing in the Yangtze River and strengthen the capacity building in fishery administration so as to ensure the implementation of the fishing ban in the Yangtze.