On June 27, China’s State President Xi Jinping hosted the 25th Session of the Central Leading Group for comprehensively deepening reform. At the conference, he delivered a speech in which he signaled that reform is meeting with resistance and he pointed out that the local [government] is an important force for reform. [Xi] stressed that the reform is a revolution, that [its purpose] is to change the institutional mechanisms and to remove vested interests. [Therefore], it is important to get serious about reform. Local committees at all levels will have to work hard on tackling difficult issues and on solving problems.
Source: Sina, June 27, 2016