Li Keqiang urges sound implementation of two-child policy

Updated: 2016-01-07 23:28


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BEIJING -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for full support in health, education, housing and other fields for the sound implementation of two-child policy.

Li made the remarks in a written instruction to a meeting on family planning Thursday.

Describing the two-child policy as "a good deed that benefits people's livelihoods and the future," Li noted that the policy is a significant move to balance population growth and respond to people's wishes.

The premier urged all departments involved to improve their policies and services in health, education, employment, housing and social insurance to help achieve sustainable and coordinated development between population and economy.

In addition, Li acknowledged the great contributions of family planning workers over the years, calling for better support for them.