■Text by Reporter Peng Xuhui
On the afternoon of June 14, 2019, Jing'an District held the Research and Preparation Meeting of the "14th Five-Year Plan" & the First Plenary Meeting of the Leading Group on the Development Planning of Jing'an District, officially starting the research and preparation work of the "14th Five-Year Plan" in our district. Lu Xiaodong, Secretary of the CPC Jing'an District Committee, attended and addressed the meeting. Yu Yong, Deputy Secretary of the CPC Jing'an District Committee and District Mayor of Jing'an District People's Government, presided over the meeting. District leaders such as Zhou Haiying, Bao Yingjing and Li Zhen, attended the meeting.
At the meeting, Lu Xiaodong put forward four suggestions on how to do a good job in the research and preparation work of the "14th Five-Year Plan". First, we must unify our thoughts and have a deep understanding of the significance of the "14th Five-Year Plan". He said that the "14th Five-Year" is a key period with historical, nodal and intersection nature connecting the preceding with the following. From a global perspective, the "14th Five-Year Plan" is a five-year period of profound changes in the international economic situation and the world pattern. From a domestic perspective, the "14th Five-Year Plan" is a five-year period to start a new journey of building a socialist modernization country in an all-round way. From its nature, the "14th Five-Year Plan" is a five-year period during which Jing'an will make great efforts to realize new achievements and create new situations. Therefore, with new characteristics of the times, the scientific preparation and effective implementation of the "14th Five-Year Plan" is of milestone significance in carrying forward our cause and forging ahead into the future.
Second, we must improve our political standing and always firmly adhere to the development orientation of pursuing excellence. To study and compile the "14th Five-Year Plan", we should see Jing'an District from other perspectives and firmly grasp the basic work point of looking at Jing'an from the overall situation of the city. We should adhere to the highest international standards and the best standards in all aspects and learn from the good experiences and practices of other provinces, cities and districts. We should always adhere to the spirit of reform and innovation, fully integrate the reform and innovation measures into the Plan, and provide strong impetus for the new round of development in our district.
Third, we must focus on key issues and conduct in-depth research on major issues related to the long-term development of Jing'an District. We should take the implementation, the problems and bottlenecks, and the overall coordination and joint study of the "13th Five-Year Plan" as the starting point, the focus and the support point for the preliminary study, thoroughly study the basic, forward-looking and strategic issues related to the development of the "14th Five-Year Plan", and improve the quality and depth of the preparation work of the "14th Five-Year Plan".
Fourth, we must strengthen leadership to ensure the orderly progress of the research and preparation work of the "14th Five-Year Plan". We should carry out the Party's leadership throughout the whole process, fulfill duties, advance orderly, form joint efforts and cohesive consensus, and strive to work out a good plan that fully reflects the decision-making of superiors and the expectations of all sectors of the society, so as to draw a good blueprint for the future development of Jing'an District.
The meeting conveyed the spirit of the Research and Preparation Meeting of the "14th Five-Year Plan" in Shanghai, and arranged the research and preparation work of the "14th Five-Year Plan" in Jing'an District. It is reported that the research and preparation work of the "14th Five-Year Plan" in Jing'an District will continue from May 2019 to the first half of 2021 and will be divided into three stages. Among them, the period from May 2019 to January 2020 is the preliminary research stage, during which Thought Framework of the "14th Five-Year Plan" Outline of Jing'an District will be formed; that from February 2020 to December 2020 is the compilation stage; the first half of 2021 is the stage of deliberation and release. The Outline (Draft) of the "14th Five-Year Plan" will be formed at the beginning of the year and officially released after being deliberated and approved by the District People's Congress. Before the end of March, the district-level special plans will be released in the name of the district government after they have been examined and approved.
It is reported that this year's preliminary research work for the "14th Five-Year Plan" will mainly form the basic thinking of the "14th Five-Year Plan" in Jing'an District by means of problem solving, linkage sharing, achievement transformation, etc. It will clearly define the development background, development goals, development main line, development strategy, main indicators and major tasks, and conduct special research on key areas such as economic development, urban construction, social governance, etc. to form a batch of research results.