Recently, the Publicity Department of the CPC Guangxi Committee and the Information Office of the People’s Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region held a special press conference of "Decisive Battle and Victory for Poverty Alleviation" in the Guangxi Information Center, Nanning. Yang Weichao, deputy secretary of the CPC Nanning Municipal Committee, delivered the keynote release and answered questions from reporters.
In the keynote release, Yang Weichao stated that through the unremitting efforts of the whole city, so far, all four poverty-stricken counties (districts) in Nanning City have gotten rid of poverty, the number of poverty-stricken villages have been reduced to three, the number of poverty-stricken population registered has been reduced to 18,803, and the incidence of poverty has been reduced to 0.43%. Nanning's success in poverty alleviation has been reported by authoritative media such as People's Daily, Xinhua News Agency and CCTV, providing important poverty reduction experience inside and outside Guangxi and even for ASEAN countries. Yang Weichao said that in recent years, Nanning City has taken the victory of the battle against poverty as the vital political task and the biggest people’s livelihood project. By establishing the city's front-line headquarters of poverty alleviation and adhering to the working standard of solving practical problems, it has issued a series of strengthened measures to accelerate poverty alleviation, comprehensively supported the poverty alleviation work in poverty-stricken areas, and formed a unique path of poverty alleviation in Nanning.