Fu Zhenghua, Minister of Justice of China, delivered a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of an international videoconferencing forum on COVID-19 pandemic and the judicial system on April 10.
Fu Zhenghua, China's Minister of Justice, participates in and delivers a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of an international videoconferencing forum on COVID-19 pandemic and the judicial system in Beijing. [Photo/moj.gov.cn]
In his speech, Fu said that under the strong leadership of the CPC Central Committee, the Chinese government has been adhering to the people-centered philosophy and combating the pandemic under the law in order to protect people's health.
He stressed that the strenuous effort and huge sacrifice made by Chinese people have not only yielded a phased achievement in preventing and controlling the pandemic in China but also won a precious window period for the world, fully demonstrating the advantages of China's governance system.
The Beijing-based branch venue of the forum's opening ceremony [Photo/moj.gov.cn]
Fu introduced to other attendees how China's Ministry of Justice implemented the pandemic prevention and control measures and played a functional role in providing high-quality and efficient legal services and rule of law support for the concerted effort to boost not only pandemic prevention and control but also social control and economic development.
He called for closer cooperation within the international legal and judicial community in order to collectively build a community of shared future for mankind.
In his concluding remarks, Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of Russia, spoke highly of the significant achievement China has made in its fight against the pandemic and its contribution to the world.
The Beijing-based branch venue of the forums opening ceremony [Photo/moj.gov.cn]
Other attendees such as Marija Pejčinović Burić, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, and K Shanmugam, Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law of Singapore, also spoke at the opening ceremony of the forum, which was held by Russia.