BEIJING, Aug. 14 (Xinhuanet) -- Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Thursday called
for great efforts in building the ambitious project to divert water from south
China to the thirsty northern part.
"We must be meticulous in organization, design and construction,and work
hard to build a world first-class project," Wen said at ameeting of the State
Council committee in charge of constructing the project.
Top priority must be given to economic use of water resources and pollution
control, he stressed.
Wen urged departments concerned to speed up drafting plans and policies on
financing, migration, water conservation, pollution control and water resources
protection for the project, with emphasis placed on emergency water supply to
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