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Beautiful Hengyang runs towards the future
From:衡阳市电子政务办 | Date Add in:2020-01-05 08:53:57 [A  A]

At 8:30 am on January 1, with the clear starting gun, the “Beautiful Hengyang·Running towards the future” round-the-city race in the New Year’s Day in 2020 of Hengyang was held in Lankaful Commercial Plaza. The citizens of all circles were divided into 9 groups, running enthusiastically. Zheng Jianxin, Secretary of the CPC Hengyang Municipal Party Committee, announced the start of race and took the lead of that.

On behalf of the Municipal Party Committee, Zhang Xia, member of the Standing Committee and Minister of the Propaganda Department of the Municipal Party Committee, expressed welcome and sincere solicitude to all participants, and conveyed the best New Year wishes to all people of Hengyang through them. Zhang Xia said that in the past year, we had stepped, sprinted, and bravely moved forward, focusing on the "Three Critical Battles". The main economic indicators of Hengyang were generally higher than the national and provincial average levels, and many indicators were stable in the top two in Hunan. Various events, such as commemorating the 400th birthday anniversary of Wang Chuanshan, holding the 1st International Marathon of Hengyang, and organizing a tour exhibition of Chinese and Korean calligraphy masters had fully demonstrated the confidence and charm of Hengyang, have greatly enhanced the sense of gain, happiness, and pride of citizens.

“New Year, new dream; New Year, new beginning.” Zhang Xia said that 2020 will be the final year to build comprehensive moderately prosperous society, a decisive year to build the National Civilized City and a breakthrough year to build a Provincial Deputy Central City worthy of the name and the most beautiful Prefecture-level City. Hengyang will take this round-the-city race as a new starting point, boost the spirit, sprint with all its strength, strive to run to the accelerated development and to a new civilized life and a more colorful 2020.

It is understood that the theme of this round-the-city race is “Beautiful Hengyang· Running towards the future”. It aimed to use the spirit of sports to stipulate people’s enthusiasm to strive for the New Era. The competition consisted of two groups of 5 kilometers of running and 8 kilometers of hiking and cycling groups. And the two groups were divided into eight groups such as elementary school students, middle school students, college students, institutions, employees, society, Municipal Committees and non-public economic personnel groups. The end point of the running group and the hiking group was Ao Laixiang Mansion of Hengyang. Since 1958, the round-in-city race in the New Year's Day of Hengyang has been held for 62 consecutive sessions.

City leaders Duan Zhigang, Liu Zhengxing, Hu Xuyang, Li Pengfei, Xie Mingfang and Xu Yunsheng attended and took the lead in the race. The city leader Gong Xueyu presided over the opening ceremony.


Translator: Jing

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