Hu urges CPC to implement essence of the congress

(China Daily/Xinhua)
Updated: 2012-11-10 07:14

Hu Jintao, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, on Friday said the report to the 18th CPC National Congress is a political manifesto and program of action, and urged the Party to implement the decisions made by the congress.

Hu made the remarks when joining a panel discussion of delegates to the Party congress from Jiangsu province.

Hu urges CPC to implement essence of the congress

Hu Jintao joins a panel discussion of Jiangsu delegation to the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Beijing, capital of China, Nov 9, 2012. The 18th CPC National Congress opened in Beijing on Thursday. [Photo/Xinhua]

The report is a political manifesto and program of action to achieve a new victory for socialism with Chinese characteristics under new circumstances, Hu said.

"We shall take the study and implementation of the essence of the 18th congress as a new starting point, fully realize our responsibility and mission, and strive to make new and greater progresses in advancing the great cause of socialism with Chinese characteristics," he said.

In the implementation, Hu said, new breakthroughs are needed to accelerate the change of the economic growth pattern and deepen reform of key areas and crucial links, based on the correct understanding of the goal to complete the building of a moderately prosperous society in all respects and deepen reform and opening-up.

Efforts are needed to explore new ways to implement the strategy of innovation-driven development, carry out strategic adjustment of the economic structure, integrate urban and rural development, and create new advantages in international economic cooperation and competition, based on the correct understanding of the essential requirements of scientific development.

New progress shall be made to ensure that all Chinese people enjoy their rights to education, employment, health and old-age care, and housing, on the basis of correctly understanding the requirements of strengthening social development with the focus on the people's well -being.

New achievements shall be made in promoting ecological progress by striving for green, circular and low-carbon development, based on the correct understanding of the importance and urgency of promoting ecological progress.

Hu also called for progress in making Party-building more scientific, so that it will guarantee the implementation of the decisions of the 18th Party Congress. This shall be based on the correct understanding of the extreme importance of making Party-building more scientific.

The report of the 18th Party Congress encourages areas with good conditions to keep taking the lead in pursuing modernization and to contribute more to nationwide reform and development.

He expressed his hope that Party members in Jiangsu will fully grasp the essence of the 18th Party Congress, take into consideration local conditions, and implement the decisions of the congress in an innovative and reform-driven manner.