On 24 November, the 2020 National Model Workers and Advanced Workers Recognition Conference was held in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The 2020 National Model Workers and Advanced Workers were announced and commended at the meeting. Mr. Li Xiyong, Chairman of Shandong Energy Group (“Shandong Energy” or “the Group”) and Secretary of CPC Shandong Energy Committee, was awarded the honorary title of "National Model Worker" and received commendations from the national leaders.
Mr. Li Xiyong said that he was encouraged and excited when he was awarded the National Model Worker and heared the important speech of General Secretary Xi in the National Model Worker and Advanced Worker Recognition Conference. He mentioned that it was not only his personal honor, but also the honor of 280,000 Shandong Energy employees. General Secretary Xi emphasized that model workers are the elites of the nation, the role models of the people, and the heroes of the Republic. Adhere to the principle of wholeheartedly relying on the working class, we must always take the lead in promoting the spirit of model workers, hardworking, and craftsmanship, practice "loyalty + accountability, wisdom + sweat, fairness + integrity", make the managements and employees work together so as to build a global clean energy supplier and a world-class energy enterprise and push the Group's work to a new level.
It is reported that the title of National Model Worker, which is selected once every five years, is the highest praise and encouragement given by the CPC Central Committee and the State Council to outstanding workers in various sectors across the country, and it is also the highest honor for workers. This year, 85 people in Shandong Province won the title of National Model Worker and 40 people won the title of National Advanced Worker.