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20th CPC National Congress concludes

The 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China Central Committee came to an end with a complete success on Saturday morning.
Held in Beijing since Oct 16, the Congress was chaired by Politburo of the CPC Central Committee and attended by over 2,200 members of the CPC Central Committee representing 96 million Party members across China.
The Congress adopted a political report of the 19th CPC Central Committee, a report of the 19th CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, a revised Party Constitutionand elected the 20th CPC Central Committee and the 20th CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.
The new CPC leadership will be elected at the first plenary session of the 20th CPC Central Committee on Sunday and they will meet Chinese and foreign journalists in Beijing on the same day.
“Thanks to the concerted efforts of all delegates, the Congress has been a complete success, and we have realized our goals of unifying thinking, fortifying confidence, charting our course, and boosting morale. This has been a congress of holding our banner high, pooling our strength, and promoting solidarity and dedication,” said General Secretary Xi Jinping.
He stated that the report of the 19th Party Central Committee adopted at the Congress provides an analysis of the international and domestic environments, defines the theme of the Congress, reviews Party work over the past five years and the great changes over the first decade of the new era, and elaborates on issues of major significance, such as opening up a new frontier in adapting Marxism to the Chinese context and the needs of the times, and defining the unique features and essential requirements of Chinese modernisation.
“The report sets forth strategic plans for building a modern socialist country in all respects and advancing the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation on all fronts. It also lays out an overall plan for coordinating our efforts to implement the Five-Sphere Integrated Plan and the Four-Pronged Comprehensive Strategy. In doing so, it charts the course and establishes a guide to action for the new journey of advancing the cause of the Party and the country in the new era and for realising the Second Centenary Goal,” said Xi.
A report on the work of the 19th Central Commission for Discipline Inspection approved at the Congress outlines the explorations, practices, and important achievements of the central and local commissions for discipline inspection in advancing full and rigorous Party self-governance under the strong leadership of the Central Committee since the 19th National Congress. It articulates the utmost importance of furthering the Party’s full and rigorous self-governance and the great new project of Party building in the new era to the cause of building a modern socialist country in all respects and advancing national rejuvenation on all fronts.
It underscores the significance of using the CPC’s own transformation to steer social transformation and declares the Party’s firm resolve to keep improving conduct, promoting integrity, and fighting corruption with sober-minded determination to make this an unceasing endeavour.
The revised Party Constitution adopted at the Congress encapsulates the theoretical, practical, and institutional innovations made by the Party since its last National Congress. It sets out clear requirements for upholding and strengthening the Party’s overall leadership, promoting the Party’s full and rigorous self-governance, continuing and improving Party building, and advancing the Party’s self-reform.
During the Congress, the central committees of other political parties, the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce as well as public figures from all ethnic groups and all sectors in China offered their congratulations, as did members of the public through various means. Political Parties and organizations in many countries around the world also sent congratulatory messages to the Chinese Party leaders.

Source: Lao News Agency