Jian Qinglin, a senior Chinese leader, on Tuesday called for greater importance attached to theory research and applying the Deng Xiaoping theory and the important thought of Three Represents more actively in practice.
Jia, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), made the remarks at the closing ceremony of a CPPCC National Committee meeting here marking the centenary of the birth of Deng Xiaoping and studying Deng's theory on the people's political consultative system.
Jia said as China enters the new development stage of building a well-off society in an all-round way and accelerating socialist modernization, it's imperative to apply the Deng Xiaoping theory in concrete practice.
Jia said the work of the people's consultative conference in various fields should keep pace with the times and be creative. He urged pushing forward theoretical innovation to advance the work.
(Xinhua News Agency August 24, 2004)