Tang Chengpei, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Civil Affairs, told a briefing on the newly-established Regulations on the Administration of Administrative Districts on November 1 that rumors had surfaced on the Internet recently that Shenzhen would become a municipality directly under the Central Government. Shenzhens promotion to a municipality directly under the Central Government was a rumor, without any factual basis, and was a part of the network. Friends guess.
Recently, there is a rumour on the Internet that Shenzhen will become a municipality directly under the central government. In this regard, the Shenzhen Municipal Government Information Office official pointed out that the rumor has no factual basis, pure speculation of individual netizens.
The person in charge said that under the strong leadership of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council, Shenzhen will, in accordance with the requirements of the Guangdong Provincial Party Committee and the provincial government, make efforts to be in the forefront of the new era, take the lead in building a moderately prosperous society with high quality and take the lead in building a socialist modernization pioneer area.