Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has urged strict budget management of all government income and payment records while calling on auditors to thoroughly probe violations.
Li made the remarks Tuesday during a meeting of the State Council, or China's cabinet, on promoting clean-handed government work and mapping out this year's anti-graft plans
Calling for strict management and supervision of public funds, Li stressed that all income and spending records must be included in the government budget management.
"A strict accounting system should be enforced as a 'safety lock' for public funds, and auditing and supervision should be imposed on all public funds, state-owned properties and state-owned resources," Li said.
Li called on auditors and supervisors to be "brave enough to crack the hard nuts" and investigate violation cases "deeply, thoroughly and concretely."