A forum was held in Haikou, Hainan Province, on April 7, 2012, to further develop study-type Party organizations. Liu Yunshan, the director of the Propaganda Department of the Party’s Central Committee, spoke at the forum. According to Liu, the further promotion of study-type Party organizations is a new requirement, because the Party is constantly facing emerging new situations and issues. The understanding of the urgency should be at the level of how to improve the Party’s leadership skills and mission and the development process should follow the Party’s directives and decisions.
Luo Shugang, the Deputy head of the Propaganda Department, hosted the meeting. There were 22 speakers at the forum and 140 attendees, including members of the central development of the study-type Party organization coordination team, representatives from different levels of the Party propaganda and development department, the central news media, and experts and scholars.
Source: Xinhua, April 7, 2012