Xi Jinping: On Improving the Building of a Marxist Study-oriented Party
  BEIJING, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) (reporter: Li Bin) On Nov. 12, Xi Jinping, member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Central Committee Political Bureau, member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee and President of the Party School of the CPC Central Committee, attended and addressed the opening ceremony of the 2nd training course in the autumn term of the year 2009 for the Party School of the CPC Central Committee. He emphasized that learning is key to the inheritance of civilization, to people's personal growth, to the consolidation of a political party, and to the prosperity of a nation. He urged that the gist of the Fourth Plenary Session of the 17th CPC Central Committee should be implemented and that the building of a Marxist study-oriented Party should be implemented quickly and properly as an important and urgent strategic task according to the requests of being equipped with scientific theory, world outlook, grasp of laws and the spirit of innovation.

  Xi Jinping talked about his understanding of the study of building a Marxist study-oriented Party from four aspects. First of all, he pointed out the chief basis and significance of building a Marxist study-oriented Party. Secondly, he pointed out the basic requirements for building a Marxist study-oriented Party. Thirdly, he talked about the points on which emphasis should be put to build a Marxist study-oriented Party. Fourthly, he pointed out that guarantee of building a Marxist study-oriented Party should be provided.

  Xi Jinping pointed out that it is the tradition of the Party to attach great importance to study and be good at study. The history that the Party lead China’s revolution, construction and reform is a history of creative study. The CPC Central Committee urged all members of the CPC to strengthen study at each important historic turning point. And each upsurge of study has greatly improved the development of our course. The strategic plan of building a Marxist study-oriented Party made on the Fourth Plenary Session of the 17th CPC Central Committee is a strategic decision made by the CPC on the basis of the deep understanding of the historical experience and new experience of the Party building, showing high consciousness and grasp of the pulse of the age’s development and the new requirements of the Party building in a new situation.

  Xi Jinping pointed out that to build a Marxist study-oriented Party, it is necessary to build up a system and atmosphere within the whole Party to learn scientific theory and advanced knowledge, so that the innovative capacity and vitality of the Party can be improved and strengthened through effective study. It is a grand systematic project and a long-term and difficult task. Great importance should be attached to and great efforts should be made for the following four tasks according to the strategic plan made on the Fourth Plenary Session of the 17th CPC Central Committee: firstly of all, the integration of the basic tenets of Marxism with the practice of China, the features of the times and the mass should be improved; secondly, the whole Party should be equipped with a system of socialist theory with Chinese characteristics; thirdly, education of the socialist core value system should be organized; fourthly, study-oriented Party organizations should be built. Study-oriented Party organizations should be practically built. Party members study should be well implemented as an integrated part of the improvement of the regular activities of the Party organizations. Party organizations should play the role as a crucible in which Party members can cultivate their Party spirit and enhance their political awareness, and a grand school in which Party members can acquire new knowledge and ability.

  Xi Jinping emphasized that leaders of all levels should value and enjoy study, keeping on understanding life and improving their states of mind through study, broadening their horizons and enrich their knowledge through study, grasping laws and seeking truths through study. Leaders at all levels should study hard with the spirit of being persistent and persevering, also they should study widely, learning whatever knowledge relating to their work and whatever they lack, making full use of and taking in all the strong points from their wide study in order to update their knowledge and enhance their ability so that they can become the attentive organizers, active promoters and conscious practicer of the building of a study-oriented Party and study-oriented leadership, and play a leading role in the building of a Marxist study-oriented Party.

  Xi Jinping emphasized that to build a Marxist study-oriented Party, it is necessary to strengthen leadership, organize elaborately, clarify responsibilities and urge implementation. It is necessary for the Party to exercise self-discipline, be strict with study, build and improve the responsibility system which can grasp and urge the study. Party committee members at all levels should take the improvement of a Marxist study-oriented Party and the building of study-oriented Party organizations as a significant task which should be incorporated in the important agenda, strengthen organization and leadership, study and solve the practical problems arising from the process of implementation. Study assessment should be strengthened and the assessment results should be taken as a key reference in the assessment of leadership and the selection and appointment of leaders. Those who are equipped with high theory level, strong learning ability, and the capacity for combining learning with practice and being good at solving practical problems should be paid special attention to in selection and appointment which should be oriented to an emphasis on learning.

  Li Yuanchao, member of the CPC Central Committee Political Bureau, member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee and head of the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee, and He Yong, member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee and deputy secretary of the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection attended the opening ceremony.

  Li Jingtian, executive vice president of the Party School of the CPC Central Committee, chaired the opening ceremony. More than 600 people, including officials from related departments of CPC Central Committee, officials from the Party School of the CPC Central Committee, all the members from the 46th class for cadres at provincial level, the 53rd class for prefecture level cadres, and class for city level cadres as well as part of the members who are under the training and the postgraduates from the graduate school of the Party School of the CPC Central Committee attended the opening ceremony.
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