Deputies & Delegates Proposals

More Exchanges between Government, Internet Users Called for


A Chinese political advisor said Wednesday the government should communicate more with Internet users and make better use of the online platform to promote democracy.

The government could post on the Internet their views on issues of widespread concern and respond to online feedbacks, suggested Zhou Tianhong, a member of the National Committee of the 11th Chinese People's Political Consultative ConfereMonce (CPPCC), the top political advisory body.

At a plenary meeting of the CPPCC National Committee's ongoing annual session, Zhou suggested that government officials regularly meet online with Internet users and answer their questions.

He also said government bodies should timely release information on budget, expenditure, and the handling of major events, among others.

China has the world's largest Internet population of 384 million by the end of 2009. 




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