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Top Party Leader Presses for Greater Security for October 1

Zhou Yongkang, Politburo Standing Member and Party Secretary of the Political and Legal Committee, pressed for greater local security measures for the October 1 National Day Celebration. During an inspection tour of Beijing and its vicinity, Zhou said, “Maintaining stability in the capital to ensure celebrations are safe and successful is the overriding political task at the moment. Various destabilizing factors and security risks should be resolved locally so that local stability throughout the country will ensure stability in the capital, which in turn will lead to a safe and successful National Day celebration.”

Source: Ministry of Public Security of the People’s Republic of China, September 23, 2009