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China Taiwan Net Beijing December 11 The Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council held a regular press conference this morning. Zhu Fenglian, a spokesman for the State Council Taiwan Office, presided over the press conference.
On November 4, 20 departments, including the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, the National Development and Reform Commission, and the Central Organization Department of the Commercial Affairs Bureau, issued "Several Measures on Further Promoting Cross-Strait Economic and Cultural Exchanges and Cooperation" (referred to as "26 measures"). After the release of the "26 measures", they were warmly welcomed and affirmed by the majority of Taiwan compatriots and enterprises. In order to let everyone know the details of the "26 measures" in detail, this conference specially invited foreign investment from the National Development and Reform Commission Zheng Zhiping, Deputy Director of the Department, Xu Jie, Deputy Director of the Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Office of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Li Yubing, Deputy Director of the Standards Innovation Department of the State Administration of Market Supervision, and Chen Binhua, Deputy Director of the Economic Affairs Bureau of the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council. 13 measures to provide Taiwanese enterprises with equal treatment.
Reporter from China Times in Taiwan: The mainland's "Thirteenth Five-Year Plan" mentioned that expanding cross-strait personnel exchanges, improving Taiwan compatriots' policies and measures, and continuing to introduce "31 measures" and "26 measures." Recently, some scholars in Taiwan suggested that the mainland should not "ignore" Taiwan during the "Fourteenth Five-Year Plan" period. Will the mainland consult the broader group of Taiwanese businessmen when formulating the "14th Five-Year Plan"? What measures will be introduced on the current basis to promote cross-strait integration and development? Thank you.
Zhu Fenglian: Thank you for your attention to a series of policies and measures that benefit Taiwan compatriots. We have always upheld the people-centered development ideology, responded to the common desire of compatriots across the Taiwan Straits to strengthen exchanges and cooperation, and the actual needs of Taiwan compatriots looking forward to more development opportunities, and continued to introduce a series of "Third Measures" and "26 Measures". The people-friendly policies and measures have provided more equal treatment for Taiwan compatriots to share opportunities for development on the mainland, and have been widely welcomed and affirmed by Taiwan compatriots.
The Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council will continue to improve the institutional arrangements and policy measures to promote cross-strait exchanges and cooperation, deepen cross-strait integration and development, and ensure the welfare of Taiwan compatriots. In the process of drafting the 14th Five-Year Plan, we will also actively reflect the demands of the vast number of Taiwan compatriots to relevant parties. (China Taiwan Net Li Ning)
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