The Party School of the CPC Central Committee (Chinese Academy of Governance) kicked off a seminar on studying and implementing the Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era for newly elected members and alternate members of the CPC Central Committee and leading officials at the provincial and ministerial levels Thursday morning. The General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, the State President and the chairman of the Central Military Commission emphasized in their important speeches at the opening ceremony that it was a major theoretical innovation of the 20th CPC National Congress and the latest major achievement of scientific socialism to generalize, put forward and elaborate the theory of Chinese-style modernization. The Chinese style of modernization is a major achievement achieved through arduous and costly exploration and practice under the leadership of the Party and the people of all ethnic groups in China. We must cherish it all the more, uphold it all the time, expand it and deepen it.
He pointed out that realizing the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation has been a common dream of the Chinese people since modern times, and countless people with lofty ideals have sought and made various attempts to achieve this goal, but all ended in failure. The task of exploring China's modernization path has historically fallen on the CPC. During the New Democratic Revolution, our Party united and led the people in a bloody and unyielding struggle. Through the Northern Expedition, the Agrarian Revolutionary War, the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression and the War of Liberation, it overthrew the three great mountains of imperialism, feudalism and bureaucratic capitalism, founded the People's Republic of China, where the people were the masters of their own country, and achieved national independence and liberation. It has created the basic social conditions for the realization of modernization. After the founding of the People's Republic of China, our Party united and led the people in the socialist revolution, eradicated the feudal system that had lasted for thousands of years in China, established the basic system of socialism, achieved the most extensive and profound social reform in the history of the Chinese nation, and established an independent and relatively complete industrial system and national economic system. The socialist revolution and construction achieved original theoretical achievements and tremendous achievements, laying the fundamental political prerequisite, valuable experience, theoretical preparation and material foundation for the modernization drive. In the new era of reform, opening up and socialist construction, our Party made the historic decision to shift the focus of Party and state work to economic development and carry out reform and opening up, vigorously promoted theoretical, institutional, cultural and other innovations based on practice, and implemented the socialist market economy. It has achieved a historic breakthrough from a relatively backward productive force to the second largest economy in the world. It has made a historic leap from insufficient food and clothing to a moderately prosperous life in general and to a moderately prosperous life in all respects. It has provided an institutional guarantee full of new vitality and material conditions for the rapid development of Chinese modernization.
He stressed that since the 18th National Congress of the CPC, the CPC has continued to advance on the existing foundation, constantly realized theoretical and practical breakthroughs, and successfully promoted and expanded the Chinese-style modernization. By deepening our understanding, we founded the Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, realized a new leap forward in adapting Marxism to The Times, and provided the fundamental basis for Chinese modernization. We will further deepen our understanding of the connotation and essence of Chinese modernization, outline the Chinese characteristics, essential requirements and major principles of Chinese modernization, and initially establish a theoretical system of Chinese modernization, so as to make Chinese modernization clearer, more scientific, and more feasible. We continued to improve our strategies, and carried out a series of major strategies, including the strategy of rejuvenating the country through science and education, the strategy of strengthening China through human resources, and the strategy of rural revitalization, to provide solid strategic support for Chinese-style modernization. We have continuously enriched our practices. We have carried out a series of transformative practices, achieved a series of breakthroughs and made a series of landmark achievements, and made historic achievements and changes in the cause of the Party and country. In particular, we have eliminated absolute poverty and built a moderately prosperous society in all respects. It has provided a more perfect system guarantee, a more solid material foundation and a more active spiritual force for Chinese modernization.
It is pointed out that the leadership of the CPC is directly related to the fundamental direction, future and destiny, and ultimate success or failure of Chinese modernization. The leadership of the Party determines the fundamental nature of Chinese modernization. Only by unswervingly upholding the leadership of the Party can Chinese modernization have a bright future and prosper. Otherwise, you will veer off course, lose your soul, and even make subversive mistakes. The leadership of the CPC has ensured that the anchor goal of Chinese-style modernization has been carried out steadily and steadily. Our Party's goal has been carried forward from generation to generation, and remarkable achievements have been made in history. The leadership of the CPC has stimulated strong impetus for the development of Chinese-style modernization. The CPC has been courageous in reform and innovation, and has continuously removed institutional shortcomings in all areas, injecting inexhaustible impetus into Chinese-style modernization. The leadership of the Party gathers the majestic force for building Chinese-style modernization. The Party adheres to the mass line, adheres to the people-centered development philosophy, develops people's democracy throughout the process, and fully inspires the spirit of the people as masters of the country.
He stressed that when a country pursues modernization, it should not only follow the general rules of modernization, but also conform to its own reality and have its own characteristics. Chinese modernization has not only the common features of modernization of other countries, but also its distinctive features based on its own national conditions. The report to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China clearly summarizes the Chinese characteristics of the five aspects of modernization: the modernization of a huge population, the modernization of common prosperity for all the people, the modernization of harmony between material and spiritual civilization, the modernization of harmonious coexistence between man and nature, and the modernization of peaceful development, and reveals the scientific connotation of the Chinese modernization. This is both a theoretical generalization and a practical requirement. It points out a bright road for building China into a great modern socialist country in all respects and realizing the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation. Since the founding of the People's Republic of China, especially since reform and opening up, we have accomplished in a few decades the industrialization process that took Western developed countries hundreds of years to complete. We have created a miracle of rapid economic development and long-term social stability, and opened up broad prospects for the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation. Practice has proved that the only correct way to build a strong country and rejuvenate the nation is for Chinese modernization to be carried out steadily and steadily.
It points out that Chinese modernization is deeply rooted in the excellent traditional Chinese culture, embodies the advanced nature of scientific socialism, draws on and absorbs all the excellent achievements of human civilization, represents the development direction of human civilization progress, shows a new picture different from the western modernization model, and is a brand new form of human civilization. Chinese modernization has broken the myth that "modernization = Westernization", presented another picture of modernization, expanded the options for developing countries to achieve modernization, and provided a Chinese solution for mankind to explore a better social system. The unique world outlook, values, historical outlook, civilization outlook, democracy outlook and ecological outlook contained in Chinese modernization and its great practice are major innovations in the theory and practice of world modernization. The Chinese-style modernization has set a good example and provided a new choice for developing countries to pursue modernization independently.
It stressed that the promotion of Chinese-style modernization is a systematic project, which requires overall consideration, systematic planning and overall promotion, and properly handles a series of important relations between top-level design and practical exploration, strategy and strategy, integrity and innovation, efficiency and fairness, vitality and order, self-reliance and self-improvement and opening up. Top-level design requires a deep insight into the general trend of world development, an accurate grasp of the common aspirations of the people, an in-depth exploration of the laws of economic and social development, and a system of planning and policies that reflects The Times, adheres to laws, and is full of creativity, so as to integrate the distance, connect the upper and lower levels, and coordinate the content. To promote Chinese modernization is an exploratory undertaking. There are still many uncharted areas. We need to boldly explore them in practice and advance our cause through reform and innovation. We need to be more forward-looking in our strategy, accurately grasp the inevitable trends of the development of things, have a keen understanding of possible opportunities and challenges on the road ahead, and use scientific strategies to foresee and guide the future. We must make our strategy more overarching, plan strategic objectives, formulate strategic measures, and make strategic arrangements, and focus on resolving major issues that affect the success or failure of the cause of the Party and the country. To enhance the stability of a strategy, once it has been formed, it is necessary to adhere to it for a long time, pursue it to the end, make good efforts and achieve good results. We should combine the principle of strategy with the flexibility of strategy. We should be flexible, adaptable and make decisions at the moment, and grasp the strategic initiative in adapting to local conditions, acting according to the situation and following the situation. We must keep to the origin, root and spirit of Chinese modernization, unswervingly adhere to the Chinese characteristics, essential requirements and major principles of Chinese modernization, and ensure the right direction of Chinese modernization. We should give innovation a prominent place in the overall development of the country, meet the needs of The Times, focus on addressing major theoretical and practical issues, actively identify and adapt to changes, vigorously advance reform and innovation, constantly create new drivers of development and new strengths, and fully unleash the creative vitality of the whole society. We should not only create higher efficiency than capitalism, but also more effectively safeguard social equity, so that efficiency and equity can better balance, promote and unify each other. We need to balance development with security, implement the overall concept of national security, improve the national security system, enhance our capacity to safeguard national security, and firmly safeguard the security of state power, institutions, ideology and key areas. We must uphold independence and self-reliance, place the development of the country and the nation at the basic point of our own strength, and firmly hold the destiny of our development and progress in our own hands. We should continue to open wider to the outside world at a high level, deeply participate in the division of labor and cooperation in global industries, make good use of both domestic and international resources, and expand the space for development of Chinese-style modernization.
It is pointed out that the promotion of Chinese modernization is an unprecedented pioneering undertaking, which is bound to encounter a variety of predictable and unpredictable risks and challenges, difficulties and obstacles, and even stormy seas. We must enhance our awareness of potential dangers, adhere to the bottom line thinking, prepare for danger in times of peace, dare to fight, be good at fighting, and open a new world of career development through tenacious struggle. We need to remain strategic and aware of various risks and challenges. Maintain strategic confidence and strengthen the confidence in the struggle; Maintain the strategic initiative and strengthen the ability to fight. We need to enhance our capabilities so that leading officials, especially young ones, can undergo rigorous ideological, political, practical, and professional training so that they can stand the wind and rain, see the world, and strengthen their strength and ability in the face of complex and severe struggles. We will pay attention to examining and identifying officials in severe and complex struggles, and give support and encouragement to officials who are brave enough to fight well, take on responsibilities, and manage well without worrying about offending people.
Finally, it is emphasized that we must do our work well in the first year to promote Chinese modernization. We need to fully implement the decisions and arrangements of the CPC Central Committee, uphold stability and seek progress while maintaining stability, better balance domestic and international situations, epidemic prevention and control with economic and social development, and development with security, comprehensively deepen reform and opening up, promote high-quality development, further guide business entities to strengthen confidence and stabilize social expectations, and strive for overall economic improvement.
When presiding over the opening ceremony, Li Qiang pointed out that the important speech of the General Secretary profoundly elaborated a series of major theoretical and practical issues of Chinese modernization, which is a great enrichment and development of the theory of Chinese modernization, and has strong political, theoretical, targeted and instructive characteristics. It will help the whole Party to correctly understand Chinese modernization. It is of great significance to fully study, fully grasp and fully implement the Party's Twenty National Principles, deeply understand the decisive significance of the "two affirmations", keep in mind the "great state", enhance the "four consciousness", "four confidence", and "two maintenance", and strive to create a new situation in the development of the cause of the Party and the country on the new journey. We must earnestly study and understand, integrate our thoughts and actions into the spirit of the General Secretary's important speech and the decisions and arrangements of the CPC Central Committee, do a solid job in all the work of our respective regions and departments and units, and make solid progress in the Chinese-style modernization drive.
Members of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Secretary of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee, other leading comrades of the Party and the state who are members of the 20th CPC Central Committee, and members of the Central Military Commission attended the opening ceremony.
Newly elected members and alternate members of the CPC Central Committee, leading members of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities, Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, relevant departments of central and state organs, and people's organizations, and leading members of units of the People's Liberation Army and the Armed police force attended the seminar. Leading members of the central committees of the democratic parties, the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce and other relevant departments attended the opening ceremony as non-voting delegates.