The Second Session of the 10th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Conference (CPPCC), a broad-based national advisory body, is scheduled to discuss, among other things, amendments to its charter on Wednesday, the first day of the March 3-12 meeting, it was announced Tuesday.
Zhang Guoxiang, spokesman for the session, said revision proposals focused mainly on the incorporation into the charter of the "Three Represents" theory, which was adopted by the Communist Party of China (CPC) for Party building in the volatile, changing world, and some important ideas and policies adopted at the Party's 16th National Congress, which was held in late 2002.
Zhang noted that experience the CPPCC at various levels had drawn from practices, and measures designed to promote institutional building of the advisory body would also be part of the amendment.
The planned revision will be of great importance for China to maintain and improve the multi-party cooperation and political consultation system, and promote socialist political progress, said Zhang.
(Xinhua News Agency March 3, 2004)