A leadership group for Party development in private businesses was formed in Huaibei City, Anhui Province. In a letter to all private business owners in the city, the group demanded that the Party development in private firms should be the responsibility of Party organizations of all levels.
Party members working in those firms are called on to take the lead and become role models.
In Huaibei, as of December 2009, 217 new party branches had been set up in private companies; 184 party members who disappeared into private companies were recovered.
Source: Xinhua, January 16, 2010