The Communist Party of China (CPC) outlined China's overall development objectives for the year 2035, according to a report submitted to the 20th CPC National Congress, which opened Sunday.
The report said China's overall development objectives for the year 2035 are as follows:
-- Significantly increase economic strength, scientific and technological capabilities, and composite national strength; substantially grow the per capita GDP to be on par with that of a mid-level developed country;
-- Join the ranks of the world's most innovative countries, with great self-reliance and strength in science and technology;
-- Build a modernized economy; form a new pattern of development; basically achieve new industrialization, informatization, urbanization, and agricultural modernization;
-- Basically modernize the system and capacity for governance; improve the system for whole-process people's democracy; build a law-based country, government, and society;
-- Become a leading country in education, science and technology, talent, culture, sports, and health; significantly enhance national soft power;
-- Ensure that the people are leading better and happier lives; bring per capita disposable income to new heights; substantially grow the middle-income group as a share of the total population; guarantee equitable access to basic public services; ensure modern standards of living in rural areas; achieve long-term social stability; make more notable and substantive progress in promoting the people's well-rounded development and prosperity for all;
-- Broadly establish eco-friendly ways of work and life; steadily lower carbon emissions after reaching a peak; fundamentally improve the environment; largely accomplish the goal of building a Beautiful China;
-- Comprehensively strengthen the national security system and national security capabilities; achieve basic modernization of national defense and the armed forces.
After basically realizing modernization, the CPC will continue to work hard and build China into a great modern socialist country that leads the world in terms of composite national strength and international influence by the middle of the century, the report said.