Hebei: Xiongan to Gather Hi-tech Elements, Dominated by Beidou Satellites as An Innovative Technology

China National Radio reported in its New Broadcast that the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the State Council have given the reply regarding the Plan of Xiongan New Area in Hebei Province. In order to thoroughly understand and put into actions important instructions from President Xi Jinping and decisions and plans of the Party Central Committee, on the morning of April 21, Hebei provincial government held a meeting participated in by officials and cadres from across the province to further reach common ground and gather ideas so as to motivate the entire province to develop Xiongan New area with “forward-looking plan, high standard, and premium quality”.

Wang Dongfeng, secretary of the CPC Hebei Provincial Committee, said on the meeting that the Central Committee of CPC and the State Council have, in their reply regarding the Plan of Xiongan New Area in Hebei Province, made it clearer as to major issues like what Xiongan would be and how to develop it. He also said that understanding and putting into actions instruction in the reply and plans given by the Central Government shall be an important political task of party organizations at all levels and all cadres of the province in the current period and the years to come.

There are six aspects which must be bear in mind when planning and developing Xiongan New Area. That is, the function and positioning of the new area, its special requirements, spatial layout, city features, direction of industrial development, and the creation of “Xiongan Quality” must be thoroughly understood. To build a smart Xiongan in the future, technologies are also needed. Wang Dongfeng said that, according to instructions in the plan and the reply given by the Central Government, Xiongan would gather various high-tech elements. Innovative technologies such as Beidou satellites, remote sensing, cloud computing, big data, 5G communication, optical fibers and cables and the internet will be gathered into clusters here.
 It was proposed on the meeting that, with Xiongan New Area entering a new phase of planning and development, Hebei would steadily guarantee smooth development of the area with perseverance. Wang Dongfeng pointed out that any matters regarding the area must be treated as important. Accordingly, special methods will be used, emergency accesses be opened, processes be simplified, efficiency be improved, and shirking of responsibilities and dispute over trifles which lead to delay of matters will be firmly prevented.