Employment is the foundation of people's well-being and development as well as a source of wealth.
China still faces mounting pressures in boosting employment this year, as about 14 million urban people will enter the labor market, including a record 9.09 million college graduates, and over 270 million migrant workers also need job opportunities, Li said.
The country will continue with the job-first policy this year and take more measures to stabilize and boost employment, the premier said.
China aims to create no less than 11 million new urban jobs in 2021, Li said.
China had maintained communication with the WHO and provided the WHO mission support during their work in China concerning the origins of the virus, stressing that the Chinese side has acted in a fact-based manner and with an open, transparent and cooperative approach.
China is willing to continue working with the World Health Organization (WHO) on tracing the origin of COVID-19.
China will maintain the continuity and sustainability of macro policies this year to keep the operation of the economy within an appropriate range.
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