In Beijing from October 8-11 the Sixth Plenary Session of the 16th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will be convened.
The decision was made in Beijing on Monday at a meeting of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, presided over by Hu Jintao, General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee.
Members discussed the work of the Political Bureau since the Fifth Plenary Session of the CPC Central Committee in September last year, according to a statement issued on Tuesday.
At the meeting the Political Bureau heard a report on consultations with Party members and the public on the "Resolutions of the CPC Central Committee on major issues regarding the building of a harmonious socialist society."
The statement said comments and suggestions from the process should be absorbed and reflected in the document so as to pool the wisdom of the whole Party and the public. The document should be well written and provide guidelines for the Party and the nation on building a harmonious socialist society.
Political bureau members stressed that building a socialist harmonious society must put people first, base all Party and state work on the fundamental interests of the general public and meet the growing material and cultural demands of the people.
Earnest efforts must be made to promote development, the top priority of the Party, to coordinate urban, rural, regional, economic and social development harmoniously with nature along with domestic development and opening-up, according to the statement.
Reform of the socialist market economy must be continued to push forward economic, political, cultural and social innovation and the setting up and improvement of energetic, efficient and more open systems, it continued.
Efforts must be made to improve socialist democratic construction and implement the strategy of rule of law in the gradual process of building a fair social security system, the statement explained.
The meeting emphasized the need to take into consideration the momentum of reform, the speed of development, the resilience of the people and to promote and secure harmony with reform, development and stability, it added.
Stressing that the Party was the key to building a harmonious socialist society, the meeting said the Party must play a leading role in accordance with the principle of governing for the people, the statement said.
The construction would be facilitated along with the improvement of the Party's governance capacity and the campaign to help it stay advanced thus offering a forceful political guarantee for building a harmonious society, it added.
All Party committees should put the work at the top of their agendas and encourage leaders to improve their management of public affairs, coordinating relations of different interest groups and properly handling contradictions among the people to ensure implementation of the Party's policies and principles.
(Xinhua News Agency September 27, 2006)