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Premier "feels sorry" for China's problems in his term

(Xinhua)

12:41, March 14, 2012

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao speaks during a press conference after the closing meeting of the Fifth Session of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 14, 2012. (Xinhua/Liu Weibing)

BEIJING, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Wednesday that he should assume responsibility for the problems that had occurred in China's economy and society during his term of office.

"I feel truly sorry," Wen said at a press conference held in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

"Due to incompetent abilities and institutional and other factors, there is still much room for improvement in my work," he said.

However, Wen said he had never committed any intentional error in his work because of dereliction of duty.

"I often feel that much work remains to be finished, many things have yet to be properly addressed, and there are many regrets," said Wen, who has been in office for nine years. "They have been nine difficult but momentous years."

"I sincerely hope that the people will forget me and all the concrete things that I have done for them, and they will fall into oblivion as one day I shall go to my eternal rest," he said.

In his last year in office, Wen said, he would be as committed as ever as an old steed, and continue to make his utmost efforts to serve the people, to make up for the shortfall in his work with new achievements, and to win the people's understanding and forgiveness.

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