Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang (3rd R), who is also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, shakes hands with an expert at the Academy of State Administration of Grain (ASAG) in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 15, 2013. Li made an inspection tour in ASAG and presided over a symposium after visiting the academy's grain storage laboratory and food safety laboratory on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Huang Jingwen)
China to boost agricultural modernization: vice premier
BEIJING, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- China's stepped-up urbanization should benefit agricultural modernization, and the two will complement each other, Vice Premier Li Keqiang said Tuesday.
Urbanization will promise the largest potential for domestic demand, while agricultural modernization is an essential foundation of, and crucial support for, all economic and social growth, Li said.