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Chinese vice premier calls for sufficient power supply for Olympics

Source: Xinhua | 08-08-2008 07:15

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

BEIJING, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Efforts should be made to increase power production and guarantee supply for both the Olympic Games and stable economic operation, said Vice Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday.

With the summer energy consumption peak and the Games, power supply is a heavy task for relevant organizations, Li, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, said while inspecting Datang Group, a major power supplier in Beijing.

Li Keqiang (C), Chinese Vice Premier and member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, inspects Datang Corporation in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 7, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)
Li Keqiang (C), Chinese Vice Premier and member of the
Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the
Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee,
inspects Datang Corporation in Beijing, capital of
China, Aug. 7, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)

He said that to ensure safe, stable power supply and generation, enterprises should pay special attention to production safety and improve the management and maintenance of power facilities.

He also urged all organizations to use energy-saving technologies and products and promote education on energy-saving among the public to reduce energy waste.


Editor:Wang Shuqin