China will build the southern city of Shenzhen into a pilot demonstration area of socialism with Chinese characteristics, a document said Sunday.
The building of the demonstration area will help deepen reform and expand opening-up comprehensively, according to the document issued by the Communist Party of China Central Committee and the State Council.
It is also conducive to the implementation of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area plan and the fulfillment of the Chinese dream of national rejuvenation.
By 2025, Shenzhen will become one of the leading cities in the world in terms of economic strength and quality of development. Its research and development input, industrial innovation capacity, and the quality of its public services and ecological environment will be first-rate in the world, according to the document.
By 2035, Shenzhen will become a national model of high-quality development, as well as a hub of innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity with international influence, the document said.
By mid-21st century, the city will become one of the top cosmopolis in the world and a global pacesetter with outstanding competitiveness, innovative capacity and influence, according to the document.