Li Keqiang Zhang Dejiang Liu Yunshan Wang Qishan Zhang Gaoli Presented by Yu Zhengsheng
On December 30, the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference held a new year tea party in Beijing. General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, Chairman of the State, and Chairman of the Central Military Commission Xi Jinping made an important speech at the tea party.
Xinhua News Agency reporter Li Xueren photo
On December 30, the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference held a new year tea party in Beijing. The party and state leaders Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Zhang Dejiang, Yu Zhengsheng, Liu Yunshan, Wang Qishan, and Zhang Gaoli attended the tea party and watched the performance.
Xinhua News Agency reporter Peng Peng
People’s Daily Online Beijing, December 30th (Reporter Feng Chunmei) The National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference held a new year tea party in the National Assembly of the CPPCC on the morning of December 30th. The leaders of the Party and State Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Zhang Dejiang, Yu Zhengsheng, Liu Yunshan, Wang Qishan, and Zhang Gaoli are the representatives of the central committees of the democratic parties, heads of the National Federation of Industry and Commerce, representatives of non-partisan individuals, heads of the central and state organs, and people from all ethnic groups in the capital. People’s representatives gathered together to welcome the 2017 New Year’s Day.
General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, Chairman of the State, and Chairman of the Central Military Commission Xi Jinping made an important speech at the tea party. He emphasized that an era has the theme of an era and a generation has the mission of a generation. On the new Long March, every Chinese is a protagonist and has a responsibility. Let us vigorously carry forward the spirit of the Yugong movement and vigorously carry forward the spirit of the revolution. In the historical trend of progress in China and the world, we will unswervingly advance our business forward until it shines.
On behalf of the CPC Central Committee, the State Council, and the Central Military Commission, Xi Jinping sent all democratic parties, industrial and commercial associations, non-partisan individuals, and people’s organizations to the majority of workers, peasants, intellectuals, cadres, and people from all walks of life to the PLA’s commanders and officers, armed policemen, and public security officers. The police officers, to compatriots from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, compatriots from the Macao Special Administrative Region, compatriots from Taiwan, and compatriots from overseas, extended greetings and good wishes to the international friends who care about and support China’s modernization drive. I wish you a happy new year.
Xi Jinping pointed out that 2016 is a very important year for the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation. The CPC Central Committee unites and leads the people of all nationalities in the country, grasps the two domestic and international situations, starts the great march in the phase of success in building a well-to-do society, and starts a tough battle for structural reforms on the supply side, spurs the charge from the poverty alleviation battle, and unites as one. Overcoming difficulties, promoting economic construction, political construction, cultural construction, social construction, ecological civilization construction, and party building have achieved new results and achieved a good start in the “13th Five-Year Plan”.
Xi Jinping stressed that this year, we solemnly celebrated the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China and called on the whole party to remember and continue to move forward. It solemnly commemorated the 80th anniversary of the victory of the Red Army’s Long March of the Chinese Workers and Peasants, promoted the spirit of the Great Long March, and firmly believed in the new Long March Road. . We held the Sixth Plenary Session of the 18th CPC Central Committee and conducted special studies to fully administer the Party strictly. Together with the Third, Fourth, and Fifth Plenary Sessions, we completed the “four comprehensive” strategic layouts.
Xi Jinping pointed out that during the year, we continued to promote the building of a well-to-do society in an all-round way, economic growth continued to rank among the top in the world, and another 10 million poor people were lifted out of poverty. We continued to comprehensively deepen reforms and complete 97 key reform tasks. Relevant departments of the central and state organs have also completed 194 reform tasks. A total of 419 reform programs have been introduced in all aspects. The main framework for the reform has been basically established. We continue to promote the rule of law in a comprehensive manner and deepen the reform of the judicial system. We continue to promote the comprehensive and strict administration of the party, carry out the study and education of “two studies and one action,” strengthen the political life within the party, strengthen the supervision and enforcement of the party’s internal supervision, and promote the comprehensive and strict management of the party to develop in depth. We insist on taking the party’s strong military goal under the new situation as the guideline and make major breakthroughs in national defense and military reform. We fully implement the principle of “one country, two systems” and maintain the prosperity and stability of Hong Kong and Macao. We must adhere to the common political foundation of the “1992 consensus” and strive to maintain peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait. We have deepened all-round diplomacy, accelerated the construction of the “Belt and Road Initiative,” and successfully held the Hangzhou Summit of the Group of Twenty leaders to provide a Chinese plan for a better world.
Xi Jinping stressed that we will hold the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in 2017. This is a major event in the political life of the entire party and people of all ethnic groups throughout the country. 2017 is also an important year for the implementation of the “13th Five-Year Plan,” and is a year of deepening the structural reforms on the supply side. We must fully implement the spirit of the 18th and 18th sessions of the Chinese Communist Party, including the Marxist-Leninism, Mao Zedong Thought, Deng Xiaoping Theory, the important thinking of the ‘Three Represents,’ and the scientific outlook on development. We will fully implement the CPC’s new concept, new ideas, and new strategy for managing the country and governing the country, making overall plans to promote the overall layout of the “five in one” and coordinating the “four comprehensive” strategic layouts, and adhering to the overall tone of work for stability and progress in order to achieve steady growth in an all-round manner. Promote reform, structure adjustment, benefit people’s livelihood, and prevent all risks. We must support Hong Kong and Macao in developing the economy and improving people’s livelihood. We must ensure that the “one country, two systems” practice is unshakeable, unalterable, and free from distortion. We must adhere to the common political foundation of the “1992 Consensus” and make unremitting efforts for the peaceful development of cross-strait relations and the complete reunification of the motherland. We must hold high the banner of peace, development, cooperation, and win-win results, and jointly build a community of human destiny.
Xi Jinping pointed out that in the new year, the CPPCC must earnestly perform its political consultations, democratic supervision, and participate in the functions of participating in and discussing government affairs, persist in problem orientation, conduct in-depth investigations and studies, effectively negotiate and discuss the government, make more rumors, plan ideas, and make more practical moves. The greatest common denominator of the will and demand of the entire society and the greatest concentric circle of drawing out the people’s hearts and minds, and bringing together the positive energy for the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation. (For the full text, see the second edition)
The tea party was presided over by Yu Zhengsheng, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. He pointed out that General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important speech reviewed and summarized the new achievements made by the CPC Central Committee’s unity in leading the people of all ethnic groups in the country in upholding and developing socialism with Chinese characteristics in 2016, analyzed the situation and tasks facing us, and made it right for the next year’s party. Work with the country has made important demands. In his speech, General Secretary Xi Jinping fully affirmed the work of the united front and the CPPCC for the past year, and put forward new hopes and demands for the consolidation and development of the most extensive patriotic united front and the work of the CPPCC. We must conscientiously study and implement the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important speech, and more closely unite around the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core, adhere to the ideological foundation of common struggle, adhere to the two themes of solidarity and democracy, and uphold and develop Chinese characteristics. As the main axis for consolidating the common ideological and political foundation, socialism has taken the recommendations for the implementation of the “Thirteenth Five-Year Plan” as its main line of work, conducted in-depth investigations and studies, actively offered advice and suggestions, effectively negotiated and discussed politics, and made new contributions to the development of socialism with Chinese characteristics. Excellent results to meet the victory of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.
Yan Minqi, chairman of the Democratic Progressive Party, spoke on behalf of the Central Committee of the Democratic Party, the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, and non-partisan individuals. He said that he will more closely unite with the Central Committee of the Communist Party with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core. He will never forget the spirit of cooperation and continue to work together to achieve “two One hundred years of hard work and the Chinese dream of a great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.
At the tea party, Xi Jinping came to the middle of the community and shook hands with everyone to exchange greetings and wishes for the new year. Subsequently, some members of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and literary and art workers performed wonderful programs. In the end, the audience chanted “No New China without the Communist Party”. The venue was filled with a festive and festive atmosphere.
In Beijing, members of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Secretary of the Central Secretariat, some members of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, some leading comrades of the State Council, leaders of the CPPCC National Committee, and former veterans of the CPPCC National Committee attended the tea party.
“People’s Daily” (December 31, 2016 01)