HOHHOT, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor Wang Yong has urged efforts to step up assistance for people in difficulty, strengthen disability assistance work, and ensure the basic wellbeing of the people.
Wang made the remarks during an inspection tour in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region from Friday to Saturday.
Wang emphasized the importance of improving the assistance system and scaling up input to guarantee the basic living needs of disadvantaged people and those with disabilities.
Efforts should be made to strengthen help and support for people in difficulty due to COVID-19 or natural disasters, and ensure that all types of aid are allocated on time and in full, Wang said.
He also ordered improved COVID-19 containment and safety management work in places including elderly care homes, children's homes and services facilities for people with disabilities. ■