Jan.20,2018--Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, speaks at the second plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Committee, held in Beijing, capital of China, from Jan. 18 to 19. (Xinhua/Li Xueren)
BEIJING, Jan.20,2018-- Leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) must be strengthened and upheld in all areas of endeavor, according to a communique released Friday.
The communique, issued after the second plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Committee, underscored that leadership of the CPC is the essential attribute of socialism with Chinese characteristics, and the greatest strength of the system.
At the meeting, a proposal from the CPC Central Committee on revising the Constitution was adopted.
Adherence to CPC leadership is listed as a principle in revising the Constitution, according to the communique.
It also highlighted other topics on major theoretical achievements, principles and policies.
The document stressed that Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era is the latest achievement in adapting Marxism to the Chinese context and is the Marxism for contemporary China and the 21st century.