tirsdag 19. september 2017

What Will Be Added to the Chinese Communist Party’s Constitution?

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s 19th National Congress, one of the most important meetings in China’s political calendar, has been set to begin on October 18. Exactly one month before the congress begins, the CCP announced that it will revise the party constitution to include “the key theories and strategic thoughts” at the October congress.

On September 18, Chinese President Xi Jinping, who also serves as general secretary of the CCP Central Committee, presided over a meeting of the Central Committee’s Political Bureau, deliberating a draft amendment to the Party’s constitution. The new amendments will include “the key theories and strategic thoughts” so as to “fully represent the latest sinicization of Marxism,” according to a Party’s statement issued after the meeting and published by Xinhua.

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