Hu: Western systems a "dead end" for China
People's congress system shows vitality
The Chinese President said that China's people's congress system shows strong vitality and great advantages.
Addressing a grand rally to mark the 50th anniversary of founding of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's parliament, Hu said, "The people's congress system guarantees people's right as the master of the country."
According to the people's congress system, deputies elected by the people are responsible for the people and supervised by the people, which ensures the people to enjoy the broad democracy, freedom and rights stipulated by the Constitution and laws.
The people's congress system mobilizes the people to contribute to the socialist construction as the master of the country. It can bring into full play of the initiative and creativity of the Chinese people, and unite the people in progressing towards the country's development goals, said Hu.
The people's congress system also safeguards the harmonious and effective operation of the state organs, Hu noted.
As the organ of state power, the people's congress exercises the power in the principle of the democratic centralism, Hu said. Produced by the people's congress, the administrative, judicial and procuratorial organs of the country all are responsible for the people's congress and under the supervision of it, Hu said, noting that the system also safeguards the unity of the country and solidarity of various ethnic groups.
"The 50-year practice has fully proved that the people's congress system, as
the fundamental political system, fits China's special conditions by embodying
China's socialist characteristics and representing Chinese people's right as the
master of the country," said Hu.