Hu Jintao, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, Tuesday urged the CPC always to maintain their advanced nature by keeping pace with the times and meeting people's demands.
Hu, also President of China, called for stepping up efforts to maintain the Party's advanced nature and increase its ruling capacity in order to "realize, safeguard and develop the fundamental interests of the overwhelming majority of the Chinese people."
Hu made the remarks while presiding over the 19th workshop of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, at which Professor Li Zhongjie, from the CPC institute on the Party history, and Wang Tingda, a researcher from the national society on Party building, gave lectures on the topic of how to help the CPC members maintain their advanced nature.
Hu urged to firmly build up and implement a scientific concept on development, develop socialist democratic politics and socialist culture, and constantly push forward economic and social coordinated development.
He urged all the CPC members always to keep people in mind, make substantial efforts to help resolve the problems people ever encounter in their work and life, and firmly oppose and correct all kinds of activities that may be harmful to the people.
(Xinhua News Agency January 26, 2005)