One of China’s leading newspapers reports that China‘s top leadership on Saturday pledged resolute measures to help the remaining 70 million poor people shake off poverty and enjoy essential social services by 2020
Source: China pledges resolute measures to root out poverty by 2020 – People’s Daily Online
The article cites analysts claiming that China’s experience in poverty alleviation could be used in helping the world complete the poverty reduction target through cooperation with other nations and foreign aid.
This is an important development and could strengthen China’s geo-political position.
It’s a shame that the UK did not reform its public healthcare system to best practice because it could have made billions of pounds in helping China with this ambitious program.