Jia Qinglin, a member of the CPC Politburo Standing Committee and the Chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, held a forum with religious representatives in Hetian, Xinjiang on August 21, 2010, according to Xinhua.
Jia hopes Xinjiang Muslim representatives will:
- Actively promote scientific development;
- Further enhance the agreement with the great Motherland, the Chinese ethnic groups, the Chinese cultures and the socialist road with Chinese characteristics;
- Do a solid job of interpreting the Koran and standardize the preaching content and formalities. Apply patriotic ideas to preaching and learning Islamic doctrines;
- Ensure that the leadership of religious organizations is firmly in the hands of those who love China.
Source: Xinhua, August 21, 2010