Feb 5—12,1980: The 13th Session of the 5th National People's Congress is held
Feb 5, 1964: The "Learn from Daqing in Industry" campaign
On Feb 5, 1964, the CPC Central Committee issued a "notice on conveying the 'report on the situation of Daqing petroleum' by the Ministry of the Petroleum Industry", pointing out that the experience of the Daqing oil field was not only applicable in the industrial sector, but also applicable in other sectors. The "Learn from Daqing in Industry" campaign was launched in the country. On Feb 20, 1960, the CPC Central Committee approved a proposal to carry out oil exploration and development work in the Daqing region. Beginning in May 1960, after three years of hard work, the Daqing oil field had produced maximum yields, thanks to the concentration of human and material resources from the national oil sector. By 1963, oil production at the Daqing oil field had reached 6 million tons, and the State's investment in the field had been fully recovered. The field also produced wealth for the country and trained new generations of oil industry workers to be technologically literate, organized, disciplined and hard working. "Iron Man" Wang Jinxi was a representative of the team.
Feb 5, 1972: The CPC Central Committee and State Council approves importing chemical fibers, fertilizer technology and equipment
On Feb 5, 1972, the CPC Central Committee and State Council approved a "report on importing complete sets of chemical fibers, fertilizer technology and equipment" that had been submitted by the State Planning Commission. Subsequently, the State Planning Commission further proposed a program to import $4.3 billion worth of complete sets of industrial equipment, expand economic exchanges with foreign countries, and end the long years of a closed-door policy.
Feb 5—12, 1980: The 13th Session of the Fifth National People's Congress is held in Beijing
According to related provisions of the "election law of the PRC National People's Congress and Local People's Congress", the meeting adopted "the decision on problems of counties' direct election". In the first half of the year, in addition to Beijing, 460 units from 28 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities in the country had pilot elections at the county level. On June 21, People's Daily reported that the work of the trial elections at county level basically ended. In the second half of the year, all regions held direct elections at the county level.