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CPC vows to resolutely fight corruption
Updated: 2009-09-18 21:55

BEIJING: The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee vowed Friday to resolutely fight corruption and "fully explore the arduous and complicated nature of the combat against corruption".

The CPC Central Committee approved a decision on major issues concerning Party building at the close of its plenary session from September 15 to 18.

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A communique issued after the plenum said the fight against corruption was a "major political task" the Party must always implement well.

It said anti-corruption work and the upholding of integrity must be strengthened and efforts must be made to "address both the symptoms and root causes of corruption."

The prevention of corruption should be strengthened by reinforcing education, supervision, reform and institutional innovation in the field, the communique said.

The Party should also enhance officials' self-discipline and exert greater effort in dealing with cases violating the law and CPC discipline, it said.

"The work style of the ruling Party concerns the image of the CPC and the outcome of the cause of the Party and the People."

The communique said the Party would "improve the system of restraint and supervision of power" and promote creativity in fighting corruption and upholding integrity.