Migrant workers receive their pay before the Spring Festival, Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province, January 18, 2020. /CFP With the Spring Festival approaching, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang urged officials to make sure migrant workers get their full pay on time at a State Council executive meeting on Wednesday. Premier Li began by recognizing the positive results achieved in settling back pay issues. He called for greater efforts in undertaking specific rectification work regarding the issue, and urged officials to establish sound and lasting mechanisms. To ensure migrant workers get their pay before the Spring Festival which falls on February 12 next year, Li said the responsibility of managing timely pay must be given to a certain department and person. The premier called on government and state-owned enterprises to take the lead in settling the back pay issue. Noting the positive results achieved by the supporting policies targeted on unemployed migrant workers and those who are in need, Li said the policy should be carried on with unchanging intensity.