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CCP Calls for Reorganizing “Weak and Lax” Rural CCP Branches

Xinhua reported that Xi Jinping, the general secretary of the Communist Party of China, presided over the 7th meeting of the Central Committee for Comprehensive Deepening Reform, reaffirming the push for the implementation of major reform measures.

The meeting also called for “solidifying grassroots Party organizations and reorganizing the weak and lax rural Party organizations.”  The 7th meeting passed several Party directives including the “Guidance on Strengthening and Improving Rural Governance.”

That is, the meeting emphasized strengthening and improving rural governance.  It is necessary to establish a modern rural social governance system that the Communist Party heads, to solidify a strong grassroots Party organization, to reorganize weak and lax rural Party organizations, and to appoint strong leaders to the rural Party organizations.

The Central Comprehensively Deepening Reforms Commission, formerly known as the Central Leading Group for Comprehensively Deepening Reforms is a policy formulation and implementation body set up under the Politburo of the Communist Party of China in charge of “Comprehensively Deepening Reforms.”

Source: Xinhua, March 19, 2019