BEIJING, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- The Central Committee of the Communist Party of
China (CPC) had recently held a symposium to solicit advice from non-CPC members
and non-party affiliated personages for its decision on the building of a
harmonious socialist society.
Hu Jintao, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, presided over the
symposium, at which China's non-communist parties, the All-China Federation of
Industry and Commerce and non-party personages were invited to give their
The non-CPC members and non-party affiliated personages said the CPC Central
Committee's decision of putting the construction of a socialist harmonious
society at a more prominent position on its work agenda demonstrated CPC's arch
aim of serving the interests of the public, according to a release from the
Such decision also met the demand of implementing the scientific concept of
development and reflected the basic interests of the general public, the
According to the release, the non-CPC members and non-party affiliated
personages said they believed that CPC's decision on the building of a
harmonious socialist society is of realistic significance and far-reaching
The Sixth Plenum of the 16th CPC Central Committee was held in Beijing from
Oct. 8 to 11, 2006. The plenum adopted the "resolutions of the CPC Central
Committee on major issues regarding the building of a harmonious socialist
Hu said at the symposium that the CPC Central Committee's decision of
focusing on the issue of harmonious socialist society at the Sixth Plenum of the
16th CPC Central Committee was aimed at implementing the guidelines of the 16th
CPC National Congress and the Third, Fourth and Fifth plenums of the 16th CPC
Such a decision was also made to speed up the comprehensive construction of a
moderately prosperous society and push forward the great socialism cause with
Chinese characteristics, Hu said.
Hu said the construction of a harmonious socialist society is an important
part of the overall plan of the socialism cause with Chinese characteristics.
The studies and plans regarding this will help boost the all-round progress
of socialist economic, political, cultural and social development and ensure
that the grand task of the all-round construction of the moderately prosperous
society will be achieved, Hu said.
He said that social harmony is a key task of building the moderately
prosperous society and efforts made in this regard will help the country
mobilize all the positive social factors, take and make good use of the current
important strategic opportunities for development and maintain the overall
stable situation for reform and opening up.