Officials to brief media on poverty alleviation program
The State Council Information Office will hold a media briefing on how the Internet Plus strategy is helping alleviate poverty. Hong Tianyun, deputy director of the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development, will attend. Last year, the number of people living in poverty nationwide was reduced by 12 million to 43 million. Efforts are underway to lift another 10 million out of poverty this year, according to the Government Work Report.