report: Reconstruction After
BEIJING, June 26 (Xinhua) -- Vice Premier Li Keqiang said here Thursday
that China's quake relief work had already entered into anew phase and future
work would focus on resettlement of the affected people and the post-quake
He made the remarks at a reception held by the Chinese Foreign Ministry to
express the country's gratitude for international assistance in the quake relief
Over 170 ambassadors and representatives of international organizations in
China attended the reception.
Li, on behalf of the Chinese government and people, voiced his appreciation
to those foreign countries and international organizations for their support and
assistance after the country suffered an 8.0-magnitude quake that jolted the
southwestern Sichuan Province and neighboring regions on May 12.
According to the latest statistics, more than 160 countries and 10
international organizations offered funds, materials and personnel assistance to
Li, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the
Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, said the funds and materials
donated by the international community, as well as the rescue and medical teams
dispatched by some countries, made great contribution to help the country win
"(Those actions) fully demonstrated the compassion and humanitarian spirits
from the international community for the Chinese people, which would be always
He also told the guests China was confident in and capable of hosting a
successful Olympic Games in August.