red with urban areas, Zhang said. “Problems such as loose organization and lack of ability to provide public ser
vices and governance exist in some rural areas, which urgently requires intensified efforts,” he said.
In recent years, some rural areas have improved governance throu
gh innovative measures based on the reality of their situation, Zhang said.
The ministry released 20 model cases on better governance in rural areas on Wednesday.
They cover aspects such as improving connections and interactions between vil
lage officials and residents, facilitating public participation in decision-making, and
finding solutions to eliminate social problems, such as extravagance and waste in hosting events.