On November 16, the 15th Western Forum on Rule of Law and the 7th “Sichuan Governance and Prosperity” Forum was held in Tianfu New District. Zhang Mingqi, Vice President and Secretary-General of China Law Society, and Deng Yong, Member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Sichuan Provincial Committee and President of Sichuan Law Society, attended the opening ceremony of the forum and delivered speeches.
It is reported that this forum is under the guidance of China Law Society, co-hosted by the Law Society of Inner Mongolia, Guangxi, Chongqing, Sichuan and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, etc., undertaken by Sichuan Law Society, and co-sponsored by Chengdu Law Society and Tianfu New District Management Committee.The forum is themed by "The Rule of Law Guarantees of Promoting the Development of Western Regions to Form a New Pattern". More than 300 guests, including representatives of law societies across the country, representatives of the authors of the award-winning essays of this forum, and relevant leaders in charge of the departments of Sichuan Provincial Government, made in-depth exchange on "Deepening the Law Cooperation Mechanism of Western China’s Open Development" "Optimizing the Rule of Law Guarantee of Service Industry to Develop Business Environment", "The Rule of Law Practice Innovation of City Social Governance Modernization Construction", "The Rule of Law Service Guarantee of Determining the Fight Against Poverty, " and other topics, and jointly discussed the construction of the rule of law in western China.
Zhang Mingqi pointed out in his speech that since its establishment, The Western Forum on Rule of Law has gradually become an important platform for the western legal field to lead and promote legal research and serve the high-quality development and legal construction of the western China.In the next step, law societies at all levels should thoroughly study and implement the spirit of the Fifth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Party, always adhere to the party’s overall leadership over the work of the Law Society, and earnestly do a good job in strengthening political leadership, prospering legal research, serving the practice of rule of law, and cultivating legal talents to achieve the economic and social development goals during the "14th Five-Year Plan" period and the long-term goals for 2035.
In his speech, Deng Yong stated that the sustained and healthy development of the economy and society is inseparable from strong legal protection. In the practice of advancing Sichuan’s governance and rejuvenation, the Sichuan political and legal system and the majority of legal workers insisted on focusing on deepening the construction of a legal government, continuously optimizing the business environment, improving the public legal service system, which created a safe and stable social environment for high-quality development and made Sichuan’s contribution to the high-quality development of rule of law in the western region.Sichuan will insist on being innovation-oriented, focus on the construction of the Tianfu Central Legal Affairs District, build a professional and large-scale legal service cluster and a full-scale and full-chain legal service ecosystem, and continuously improve the rule of law guarantee service system.Sichuan will continue to work with other western provinces to further broaden the rule of law exchange platform, deepen the pragmatic cooperation in the construction of the rule of law, and build a better Sichuan in the rule of law, and strive to provide strength for the western region to promote high-quality development and build a new development pattern.