Proposed amendment to CPPCC charter unveiled 03-07-2004 18:59

Expressions of the important thought of the "Three Represents" set at the 16th National Congress of the Communist Party China, relevant major theoretical viewpoints and polices, contents concerning "builders of the socialist cause," defined character of the advisory body as well as expressions of its main functions are, among others, the amendments to the charter of China's advisory body.

These proposed amendments were submitted on Sunday to the ongoing Second Session of the 10th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Conference (CPPCC), a broad-based national advisory, body for approval.

Zheng Wantong, secretary general of the CPPCC Central Committee, told the session that revision proposals focused mainly on the incorporation into the charter of the "Three Represents" important thought, which had been adopted by the CPC for Party building, and some essential ideas and relevant policies adopted at the 16th CPC National Congress held in late 2002.

Zheng acknowledged that the experience the CPPCC committees at various levels had drawn from social and economic practices, and measures designed to promote institutional building of the advisory body would also be part of the amendments.

The planned revision will be of vital importance for the country to maintain and improve the multi-party cooperation and political consultation system, and promote socialist political progress, he said.

The session, which opened on March 3, will last until March 12.

Editor:Zheng  Source:Xinhua News Agency

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